Rio’s Federal Highways Register Five Deaths During Carnival 2018

With fewer accidents than last year, Rio's roads saw 80 injured people and 58 seized driving licenses on the three first days of 2018 Carnival.

By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Carnival Rio's highways saw five deaths between Friday, February 9th, to Sunday, February 11th, according to officials. The Federal Highway Police (PRF) also registered 66 accidents and eighty injured people during this period.

On the first three days of Carnival 2018, 1,032 drivers were submitted to the breathalyzer test, of which five were caught driving drunk, 47 refused to do the test . . .

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