At least 15 dead, 40 injured in Brazil resort town bus crash

At least 15 people died and another 40 were injured when a bus crashed in the popular Brazilian resort town of Paraty, state officials told AFP Sunday.

AFP| Updated: Sep 07, 2015, 02:44 AM IST

Sao Paulo: At least 15 people died and another 40 were injured when a bus crashed in the popular Brazilian resort town of Paraty, state officials told AFP Sunday.

The accident happened on a highway linking the Portuguese colonial era town in Rio de Janeiro state with the coastal area of Trinidade, said a fire department spokesman.

Rescue workers are still working at the scene.