Brazil overpass, World Cup project, collapses

A motorway flyover has collapsed in the Brazilian World Cup host city of Belo Horizonte, leaving at least one dead, Sky News reports.

The bridge, built for the World Cup, collapsed onto a bus and other vehicles beneath, according to South American media reports.

The accident happened in the north of the capital, where many teams have been based throughout their World Cup campaign.

Fire services have sent 11 engines and a helicopter to the scene to aid those trapped in the wreckage, according to the Buenos Aires Herald.

Live TV images showed what appeared to be a school bus and other vehicles trapped under the rubble.

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