Scene of overpass collapse in Brazil's World Cup city

The site where an overpass collapsed on a passenger bus in the Brazilian World Cup host city of Belo Horizonte is around two miles from the Mineirao stadium, where a semi-final match will be held next Tuesday.

At least one person has died after an overpass collpased on a bus in the Brazilian World Cup host city of Belo Horizonte.
At least one person has died after an overpass collpased on a bus in the Brazilian World Cup host city of Belo Horizonte. Credit: APTN

At least one person has died and 10 more injured.

The overpass was one of the many infrastructure projects aimed at improving the city's ailing public transport network.

An aerial view of the scene shows the yellow bus wedged under the overpass.
An aerial view of the scene shows the yellow bus wedged under the overpass. Credit: APTN

The bridge was to be used for passenger buses in a system known as BRT/Move, considered a legacy project from the World Cup.

A digger is seen clearing earth close to the crash.
A digger is seen clearing earth close to the crash. Credit: APTN

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At least two killed and 19 injured in Brazil road collapse

An unfinished overpass collapsed in the Brazilian World Cup host city of Belo Horizonte killing at least two people and casting a shadow over a tournament that has suffered repeated construction accidents and delays.