Bus Overpass Fall Kills 7 in Rio: Daily

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Seven people have been killed and nine others injured after a bus fell ten meters (nearly 33 feet) from the Brigadeiro Trompowski overpass onto Avenida Brasil below in the center of Rio on Tuesday. The roadway links one of the city’s main arterial routes to the Ilha do Governador, site of Rio’s Galeão International Airport.

Firefighters from six divisions quickly arrived . . .

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