World Cup Accident: Belo Horizonte Bridge Collapses at Construction Site
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At least two people were crushed to death when an overpass under construction collapsed in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, one of the host cities of the 2014 World Cup.
The bridge, located about three kilometres from the Mineirao Stadium, scene of last night's shock Brazil exit at the hands of Germany, collapsed on Thursday 3rd July as vehicles were passing on the expressway underneath.
Witnesses said the metal structure supporting the overpass gave way and snapped, leading to the collapse of the bridge onto passing vehicles, destroying a bus, a car, and two trucks parked in the nearby construction site.
Two people were killed in the crash and 19 people were reported injured.