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Truck Hits Bus in Southeastern Brazil; 21 Killed, 20 Injured

Truck Hits Bus in Southeastern Brazil; 21 Killed, 20 Injured

A truck carrying granite crashed into a bus in the southeastern Brazil on June 23rd. The bus caught fire right after the crash and broke into half. At least twenty-one people lost their lives while more than twenty sustained injuries and burns. The incident remains under police investigation.

Bus Crashes into Truck in Brazil; 4 Killed, 43 Injured

Bus Crashes into Truck in Brazil; 4 Killed, 43 Injured

A bus crashed into a truck in Mogi Guacu, Sao Paulo, Brazil, on the night of September 25th. According to sources, the bus was carrying pilgrims at the time of the crash. At least 4 people were killed whereas 43 others suffered injuries of varying intensities. The injured were taken to hospital. The crash remains under investigation.

Bus Crashes in Brazil; At Least 16 Killed, 20 Injured

Bus Crashes in Brazil; At Least 16 Killed, 20 Injured

A bus veered off road and crashed near Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil, on June 8th. According to Police inspector Fabio Pierri, the bus was apparently speeding while taking a curve on the highway. At least 16 people, including the driver, were killed in the accident while 20 others were injured. Most of the passengers were university students.

Bus Crashes into Tree in Brazil after Men in Car Fire Shots; 10 Killed, 24 Injured

Bus Crashes into Tree in Brazil after Men in Car Fire Shots; 10 Killed, 24 Injured

A bus lost control and crashed into a tree in Parana, Brazil, on the morning of April 9th. According to sources, the bus was travelling to Paraguay when few men in a car opened fire on the bus to make it stop, causing the driver to lose control and hit a tree. At least 10 people including the driver were killed in the crash, while 24 [...]

Six Killed as Buses Collide in Southern Brazil

Six Killed as Buses Collide in Southern Brazil

Two buses collided in the Engenheiro Beltrão region of Parana, Brazil, on January 6. Authorities said two trucks were also involved in the accident that occurred at kilometer 203 of highway PR-082. Six people were killed in the accident while several others were injured. The accident is being investigated.

Bus Crash in Brazil; 15 Killed, 40 Injured

Bus Crash in Brazil; 15 Killed, 40 Injured

A bus crashed on a highway near Paraty resort town in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on September 6. The bus was heading towards the coasts of Trinade in Southeast Brazil, at the time. The place of accident is believed to be an accident-prone area, locally known as “God Help Me Hill.” The accident took lives of around 15 people, while 40 [...]

Southern Brazil Bus Crash Kills At least 49

Southern Brazil Bus Crash Kills At least 49

A tour bus fell into a 400 meters deep ravine in the Dona Francisca Mountains, Santa Catarina state of southern Brazil, on March 15. The accident happened when the tour bus, carrying more than 50 people, was travelling from Uniao da Vitoria to Guaratuba. Authorities said the bus ended up on its side in the densely wooded ravine. At least 49 [...]

Bus Crash in Rio de Janeiro Kills Atleast 8

Bus Crash in Rio de Janeiro Kills Atleast 8

A bus rammed into an electric pylon in Sao Goncalo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on February 18. Atleast 8 people were killed in the accident while 5 others sustained injuries of various degrees. Authorities said the pylon fell over another vehicle, sparking a fire. It is believed that the accident happened due to muddy condition on the road [...]

3 Killed, 36 Injured in Brazil Bus Crash

3 Killed, 36 Injured in Brazil Bus Crash

A bus overturned on highway BR-376 near Ponta Grossa, Parana, Brazil, on January 18. The accident happened when the bus, operated by Viação Garcia, was en-route from Paranavai to Curitiba. Witnesses said that the bus overturned when the driver attempted to avoid crashing into another vehicle which was travelling in wrong direction. Atleast [...]

Bus Falls into Ravine in Southern Brazil; 9 Killed, 30 Injured

Bus Falls into Ravine in Southern Brazil; 9 Killed, 30 Injured

A bus fell into a ravine in the Santa Catarina Mountains of southern Brazil on January 11. The accident happened when the bus was transporting 41 Brazilian tourists from Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul. Six passengers and the bus driver was pronounced dead at the spot while 32 others were shifted to 3 local hospitals. Authorities said 2 of [...]

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