Collision Between Buses Near Pétropolis Leaves 2 Dead and 55 Injured

The driver of one of the vehicles and a 26-year-old woman died at the scene.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A collision between two buses left two dead and 55 injured on federal highway BR-040, in the highland region of Petrópolis, in Rio de Janeiro, early this Sunday morning, October 27th.

A man, the driver of one of the vehicles, and a 26-year-old woman died on the scene. The wounded were referred to hospitals Adão Pereira Nunes (Hospital de Saracuruna), and the municipal hospital in neighboring city Duque de Caxias.

According to the Fire Department, the headquarters of Campos Elísios district received notification of the accident at 6:30 and . . .

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