4.18.2019

See Photos: At Least 29 Confirmed Dead As Tour Transit Bus Fall Off Mountain Road On Portuguese Island


Not less than 29 people confirmed dead and 22 others injured after a Transit Bus plunged off a mountain road on the highland of Madeira Portugal.

The bus carrying 55 passengers and a guide , was heading to island's capital, when it fell off the mountain road near the town of Canico Killing 12 men and 17 women, majority whom were German Nationals.

Locals said the driver lost control of the coach on a bend, careered off the winding mountain road and crashed onto the top of a house. The bus overturned after falling off the road near a remote hotel - the Quinta Splendida Wellness & Botanical Garden. Nothing less than 14 ambulances arrived the crash site.

Filipe Sousa, the mayor of the nearby town of Santa Cruz  said "I have no words to describe what happened I can not face the suffering of these people"

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