Rio bus fell 40 meters from a bridge in Brazil

Six people are dead and numerous injured after a Brazilian bus crashed on a bridge and fell 40 meters (130 feet). This happened in the city of Itaguai.

Rio bus fell 40 meters from a bridge in Brazil

Six people are dead and numerous injured after a Brazilian bus crashed on a bridge and fell 40 meters (130 feet). This happened in the city of Itaguai. Tourists may have been on board, but details are not all known yet.

Itaguaí is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. Its population is 93,662, and its area is 272 km². The city was founded in 1688. Itaguaí is located 75 km west of the city of Rio de Janeiro on the road to Santo.

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There are no details on how many were aboard or how the wreck happened.

In April, a similar incident killed seven people in central Rio when a bus ran off a viaduct after the driver was hit by passenger enraged after the driver skipped some stops.

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