Tour bus falls into sinkhole before being swept away by raging river (video)By Mason White 9:42 AM March 27, 2015
|The bus in the sinkhole|
By: Chan Yuan
(Scroll down for video) A tour bus became stuck on the road after a sinkhole opened, keeping its tires from moving forward.
Heavy rains and flooding in Brazil, have left their mark on the infrastructure in Para, causing a highway to give way and swallow a tour bus.
A video taken by a witness shows the frightening moment the bus fell through the sinkhole on Monday. The bus was traveling between Itaituba and Ruropolis.
After falling into the sinkhole, the bus was swept away and was seen emerging in the raging river.
The bus was carrying a group of tourists when the back wheels began to sink. The bus was evacuated just moments before it fell into the sinkhole.
The video of the incident shows passengers disembarking the bus after the rear wheel became stuck. One woman was seen leaving the bus with a baby in her arms seconds before the bus plunged into the river.
The tour bus plunged into the water and then quickly floated downstream.