The driver who performed the coach, who was absent in Caniço late Wednesday afternoon, had no alcohol in his blood.
Laboratory analysis of blood collection in the hospital Nélio Mendonça in Funchal did not give a positive result, which is why the driver, who was 55 years old, had not consumed any alcoholic beverages that DAILY found from a source related to the process.
José Guilherme de Sousa has undergone surgery and remains in hospital
As described in the DAILY communication in the printed edition, the driver is described in an interpreting manual as a dedicated, experienced and educated expert.
Witnesses report that the bus they followed reported 55 German passengers got out of control while descending on Ponta da Oliveira Road a few feet after leaving the Quinta Splendida hotel, and the driver tried to slow the pace of the vehicle slow it down. to the side walls before they fall on the slope.