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.

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Two dead, more trapped in Brazil overpass collapse

At least two people are now confirmed to have died when an overpass collapsed in the Brazilian World Cup host city of Belo Horizonte, emergency officials said.

An unfinished overpass collapsed in the Brazilian World Cup host city of Belo Horizonte. Credit: RTV

Two people died and 19 were injured, a spokeswoman for the Minas Gerais state health department told Reuters.

A fire department spokesman said there was still one person trapped in a car, and possibly more.

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