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Tragic Caniço Bus Accident Driver Dies

Yesterday morning (9th of May), the SAM driver involved in the tragic tourist bus accident in Caniço on the 17th of April 2019, passed away.

José de Sousa, 62, who was suffering from a terminal illness died on Wednesday night. Furthermore, he had won a case in the Labour Courts which proved that the tragedy was seen as a ‘work accident.’

The accident resulted in the death of 29 German tourists and a further 27 people were injured, including the tour guide.

Samantha Gannon

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Photo: JM

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