A tourist bus overturned today in the Caniço area, in the Santa Cruz county of Madeira, with several injured, Lusa told local fire department sources.
The same source was not able to specify the condition of the injured or the number of people involved.
At the end of the afternoon, the bus left the road and eventually rolled over.
"The first information collected by the Diary report reveals a horrendous scenario, with bodies scattered along the slope. Several ambulances are on site. The official death toll is unknown, although it is admitted that there may be more than a dozen ", writes the Diário da Madeira in the online edition.
Access to Caniço de Baixo from the city center is closed to allow the victims to be rescued, the daily explains.