Brazil, Four killed, 30 injured in Tram (Trolley) accident in Rio de Janeiro

Posted on August 28, 2011 • Filed under: Brazil, Police/Military Activity, TRAVEL

The Fire Department confirmed that at least four people died following the accident involving a tram in Santa Teresa, in the center of Rio de Janeiro, in the afternoon (27). The corporation reported that approximately 30 people were injured. The victims are being taken to the Hospital Municipal Souza Aguiar, also at the center. The tram derailed, hit a lamppost and fell at Rua Joaquim Murtinho, near the Largo do Curvelo. Read Article

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