Crash between carriage, buses and ambulances leaves at least 15 ES killed in

Some victims were thrown out of vehicles and other, charred, the BR-101 in Guarapari.
22/06/2017 12h44 - Updated 22/06/2017 12h51
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An accident between a truck, a bus and two ambulances left several dead and wounded in km 343 the BR-101, Guarapari, the Holy Spirit, next to a gas station. According to the Federal Highway Police (PRF), at least 15 deaths have been confirmed. The collision happened in the early morning of Thursday, 22.

Initial reports of the PRF are that a loaded trailer rocks bound for the Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, the southern state, invaded the opposite direction and hit the front of a bus Traffic White Eagle with passengers returning from Sao Paulo to Vitoria. Ago they were still two ambulances of the cities of Jerônimo Monteiro and Alfredo Chaves.

Some victims were thrown out of vehicles and other, charred. The injured were taken to the Hospital Jayme Santos Neves, Antonio Bezerra de Faria and São Lucas, in Greater Victoria.

The city of Alfredo Chagas reported that the county ambulance had a driver, one patient and a companion, bound for a hospital in Victoria to treat a sprained foot. The three received medical care and have health condition stable. According to city hall, the driver tried to avoid the accident and ended up capsizing.

nonlocal, police are still working on removing victims and forwarding them to area hospitals. PRF has not released the total injured in the accident.

“We are primarily concerned with rescuing these people and identify the dead on the spot. After this, we collect the data of these people. It was a fatality”, said the superintendent of the PRF in the Holy Spirit, Wyllis Lyra.

Near accident, many ambulances were seen, military and civilian police teams, and many curious. The traffic on the site was restricted in both directions and there is no estimate of when the track will be released.

See the video of the moment of the accident:

Source: Estadão


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