Car Ploughs into Crowd on Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana Beach

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

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

This video shows the aftermath of the incident filmed from a hotel overlooking the Copacabana Beach. Credit: Leandro Kibisz via Storyful