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Bus and truck collide, killing 14 in Brazil

SAO PAULO - Fourteen people were killed in a head-on collision between a dump truck and a minibus in northern Brazil on Friday night, police said. Both drivers, as well as a pregnant woman and a baby were among those killed.

 

At least 20 passengers were injured and rushed to nearby hospitals after the accident in the city of Manaus. Their condition was not immediately known.

 

Citing witnesses, police said the dump truck jumped the road divider and slammed into the oncoming minibus. Witnesses told police the truck driver apparently lost control of the vehicle. (AP)