At about 6:30 a.m. November 25, the number of victims rose to 41 and nine others were injured in a bus and truck collision on the road connecting the city of Taguaí and Taquarituba in the Brazilian state of São Paulo.
According to local media reports, the bus was carrying about 50 staff to the clothing factory in the city of Taguaí at the time of the incident, and collided with a truck 172 kilometers from the city of Taguí on the Alfredo de Oliveira Cabalho road.
According to local media reports, the accident bus has not been registered with the São Paulo State Transportation Authority or the National Land Transport Authority.
Its vehicle tax, vehicle driving certificate and traffic accident liability compulsory insurance have expired, and there are still 11 traffic violations to be dealt with. On November 25, 2019, the bus that happened was punished for its poor condition and failed lighting signals.
The head of the St. Paul State Transportation Authority said that the bus has been operating illegally since October 11, 2019.
In a press release, the bus company said that the registration procedures for the bus in the accident were complete, and the company said it would assist the victims and their families.
At present, the specific cause of the accident is still under investigation.