Nine killed in Brazil bus accident

March 28th, 2008 - 11:53 am ICT by admin  

Sao Paulo, March 28 (IANS) Nine people were killed and 24 injured Thursday in a bus accident in Brazil, EFE news agency reported. The incident occurred on the Via Dutra highway in Sao Paulo state when the driver of the vehicle lost control, Globo TV reported.

Seven passengers were pronounced dead at the accident spot while one person died en route to the hospital and one succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.

Three passengers were unhurt as they had their seatbelts fastened, police said.

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