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25 Nov 2020 | 11:19 AM UTC

Brazil: Traffic collision kills scores between Taguaí and Taquarituba (São Paulo state) November 25

Traffic collision kills 41 between Taguaí and Taquarituba (São Paulo state) on November 25; anticipate disruptions over the coming hours

transportation
BRA

Event

A collision between a bus and a truck on the Alfredo de Oliveira Carvalho Highway between Taguaí and Taquarituba (Sao Paulo state) on Wednesday morning, November 25, has resulted in at least 41 fatalities. The incident reportedly occurred at 07:00 (local time) at the 172nd kilometer of the highway and resulted in an additional ten injuries. The road remained closed until 12:00 and investigations in the area are ongoing.

Residual traffic disruptions are possible in the area over the coming hours.

Advice

Those in the area are advised to monitor developments to the situation, prepare for residual traffic disruptions, budget additional time to travel through the affected area, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

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