An uncompleted overpass has collapsed in Belo Horizonte, one of the cities hosting the World Cup in Brazil, killing one person, agency has reported.
The bridge, located about 3 km from the Mineirao Stadium where World Cup games are played, collapsed on vehicles passing underneath the ever busy road.
A passenger bus and another car were affected when the bridge caved in.
The collapsed bridge stretched over one of the major thoroughfares connecting the stadium area with the international airport. It was part of a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) routes that officials had promised would be ready for the World Cup.
Groups of people gathered around the scene of the accident, some shouting furiously.
“This is the incompetence of our authorities and our businesses,” said Leandro Brito, 23, a bank worker. “Because of the World Cup they sped everything up to finish faster. That’s why this tragedy has happened. They are not making things properly. Everyone is very angry,” he said.