A 65-year-old bus driver died after being run over by a car on the Anel Rodoviário, near Maria Virgínia neighborhood, in the Northeast region of Belo Horizonte, early this Saturday morning (1st).
A bottle of alcoholic beverage was found inside the vehicle. The driver ran away, but was located and arrested late in the morning.
A bottle of alcoholic beverage was found inside the car that ran over the bus driver, on the Anel Rodoviário — Photo: Júlio César Santos/ TV Globo
The victim was a charter bus driver, who left Brasília for Guarapari, Espírito Santo, where he would pick up passengers. The vehicle stopped in Belo Horizonte, because, from the capital of Minas Gerais, another driver would follow the direction for the rest of the trip.
The driver got off the bus to wait for an app car to arrive and leave, when a Honda Civic out of control, which was in the main lane of the Ring towards Vitória, crossed the construction site, went to the marginal and ran over it.
Witnesses told the Military Police that the vehicle was at high speed.
The victim was assisted by the Mobile Emergency Care Service (Samu), but died on the way to the hospital.
The Civil Police informed that the investigation was called to the scene, and the victim’s body was removed to the Legal Medical Institute of Belo Horizonte. The institution will institute a procedure to determine the cause and circumstances of the accident.
On the Ring Road, near the Dom Bosco district, in the Northwest Region of Belo Horizonte, a suspected drunk driver lost control of the steering wheel, crashed into the wall, and the vehicle overturned, in this Saturday. The breathalyzer test indicated 0.44 mg/l, which is a traffic crime. The vehicle’s document was from 2020.
On Avenida Cristiano Machado, near the Heliópolis neighborhood, in the North Region of Belo Horizonte, a car crashed into a marble store and rolled down the track, around 5:50 am. The driver was rescued by Samu and taken consciously to the Risoleta Neves Hospital.
Accident on Avenida Cristiano Machado, in the Heliópolis neighborhood, in Belo Horizonte — Photo: Júlio César Santos/ TV Globo