Four Family Members Dead in Car Crash in Minas Gerais State

Suspicion is that the driver fell asleep behind the wheel.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Four people from the same family died in an accident in the early hours of Sunday, January 12th, on the BR-116 highway, near Itaobim in Minas Gerais state.

According to the Federal Highway Police, a car went offroad and collided with a truck coming in the opposite direction, about 4:45 AM.

Still according to PRF, there were five people from the same family in the car. The driver was a woman, her husband was in the passenger seat and their three daughters in the back seat of the vehicle.

The couple and one of . . .

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