Driver Arrested After Crashing Car into Crowd on Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana Beach

At least 15 people were injured when a vehicle mounted the pavement and drove onto the beach in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, the evening of Thursday, January 18.

Brazil’s Globo TV reported that the driver of the vehicle was detained by police.

Photos and videos from Eliezer Pontes show a close-up view of the car involved in the incident. Credit: Facebook/Eliezer Pontes via Storyful