According to the corporation, the bus belongs to the Association of Parents and Friends of the Disabled (Apae) and was transporting students from the institution.
Captain Wallacy Xavier de Souza de Araújo, from the Fire Department, reported that the children died on the spot. The ages have not yet been released. According to the State Department of Health (Sesa), 29 people were on the bus, including three monitors, the driver and 25 children.
With the crash, the vehicle was dragged for about 30 meters. The students were on their way home when the bus was hit by the train.
The Government of Paraná declared three days of official mourning for the accident, which happened on Rua Presidente Kennedy, in the Vila Rica neighborhood, in the urban area of ??Jandaia do Sul .
The Paraná school community is in mourning with this serious accident in Jandaia do Sul . May God comfort the girls' families and may the others soon recover from this accident. The Government of Paraná will do what it can to help these people, declared, in a note, the acting governor, Darci Piana.