By Sarah Keane • 28 November 2020 • 10:03
FORTY-one fatalities have been confirmed after a deadly bus crash in Brazil’s Sao Paulo
Officials have reported that the total death toll has risen to 41 after a bus carrying textile workers collided with a truck in the Brazil’s Sao Paulo on Wednesday, November 25.
A police spokesman said that emergency services were working on helping trapped passengers escape from the bus in the municipality of Taguai, 350 kilometers from San Pao. Police said in a statement that they expected the death toll to rise further.
Police said 37 people were killed at the scene. Four more died of their injuries in hospital. The driver of the truck is understood to have been one of the victims.
“There is no clear indication about what caused the accident, and it is being investigated,” Sao Paulo Gov. Joao Doria said in a press conference. He said all the resources of his government would be used to help the victims and their families.
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Former teacher and health services manager with a Degree in English, Sarah moved to Spain from Southern Ireland with her husband, who runs his own car rental business, in 2019. She is now enjoying a completely different pace and quality of life on the Costa Blanca South, with wonderful Spanish and expat friends in Cabo Roig. Sarah began working with Euro Weekly News in 2020 and loves nothing more than bringing all the latest national and international news to her local community.
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