Accident between trucks and buses with more than 40 passengers leaves one dead and injured on BR-163, in MS | Mato Grosso do Sul

Accident between trucks and buses with more than 40 passengers leaves one dead and injured on BR-163, in MS | Mato Grosso do Sul
Accident between trucks and buses with more than 40 passengers leaves one dead and injured on BR-163, in MS | Mato Grosso do Sul
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Accident between bus and trailer leaves injured in Naviraí

An accident between two trucks and a bus with more than 40 passengers left one person dead and several injured, on BR-163, in Naviraí (MS), this Friday (2). Teams from the Federal Highway Police (PRF), Emergency Medical Service (Samu) and Fire Department are on site. Watch the video above.

According to the PRF and CCR-MS Vias, the concessionaire that manages the highway in Mato Grosso do Sul, one death was confirmed and at least 40 people were injured. The people were rescued and are still being taken to Santa Casa de Naviraí. The bus had left Sinop (MT) and the destination was Cascavel, in the interior of Paraná.

According to CCR-MS Vias, in total, 31 victims did not have serious injuries, 8 victims had moderate injuries and 3 are hospitalized in serious condition.

The dynamics of the accident have not yet been reported. The collision occurred at km 135, on BR-163. According to CCR-MS Vias, the bus carried 41 passengers. According to the dealership, forensics are trying to identify the identity of the death.

1 of 1 buses were destined for Florianópolis (SC). — Photo: Social networks/Reproduction
The bus was destined for Florianópolis (SC). — Photo: Social networks/Reproduction

Both lanes of the highway are closed, with no plans to open the area. Teams from CCR-MS Vias, Samu and the Fire Department provide assistance to victims.

As determined, eight injured people have already been taken to Santa Casa de Naviraí. The hospital director, Cláudia Pereira, informed that the institution’s staff has been doubled to care for the victims who are yet to arrive.

Hospital teams were sent to the scene of the accident to provide first medical care.

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The article is in Portuguese

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