Five Bus Accidents Today in Rio: Daily

By Andrew Willis, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANERIO, BRAZIL – Five accidents involving public buses took place across Rio de Janeiro city and the wider area on Wednesday (October 24). One person was killed and at least 58 others were injured, fueling frustration with Rio's congested and often dangerous roads.

On Rua Vinte de Abril in downtown Centro Rio, a bus collided with a post and subsequently ricocheted into a car, throwing it onto the sidewalk where it hit several pedestrians. One person was killed and three others injured.

In Praça Tiradentes, a number 361 bus (Carioca – Recreio) broke . . .

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