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Crash between car and truck kills 4 people on highway in Western SC

Four people died, and a fifth was seriously injured after an accident on Wednesday (26) in SC-163, in Itapiranga, in the West of Santa Catarina. All the victims were in the same vehicle when they crashed into a truck loaded with animal feed.

According to the Military Highway Police of Iporã (PMRv), the injured man was the car driver and was referred to the Hospital of Itapiranga. The truck driver was not injured.

The collision occurred around 7 am, and the General Institute of Forensics (IGP) went to the site to collect the victims’ bodies. Identification will be made at the Legal Medical Institute (IML) of Chapecó, in the same region.

The highway was partially closed but has already been wholly cleared after removing vehicles from the stretch.