Car drives into crowds on Copacabana Beach promenade
The driver has been taken into custody.
A car has driven onto the crowded seaside promenade along Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro – injuring at least 11.
The Twitter account of Brazil’s military police force reports the number of injured and says the driver in Thursday night’s incident has been taken into custody.
A witness reports seeing at least one child among the injured.
The car stopped in the sand after it apparently crossed the wide pavement that runs between the beach and a busy road with several people knocked down and lying on the ground.