Accident occurred at km 7.5 of BR-290, leaving one dead and another with moderate injuries
In the early hours of this Wednesday (8), a tragedy unfolded on BR-290 (Freeway), in Osório, with a rear-end collision between two trucks. The incident, which happened at around 4:40 am at km 7.5, resulted in the death of Paulo Isaias dos Santos, aged 66.
The victim was aboard a Mercedez Benz L708, while the other vehicle involved was a Ford Cargo, whose driver suffered moderate injuries and was taken to Osório Hospital.
The Federal Highway Police (PRF) reported that the road in the Capital-Coast direction had its traffic blocked during the morning so that experts could carry out the necessary investigations. The precise circumstances that led to the accident will be examined by the Civil Police, who will be in charge of the investigations. The incident highlights the need for attention and precaution in traffic, reinforcing the importance of preventive measures to avoid tragedies like this.
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