- This is the second accident during the two-day carnival parade
- On Sunday, at least 20 people were injured when a float crashed into a fence
Rio de Janeiro’s Municipal Health Secretariat said at least 11 were injured. Nine people were transported to hospitals, Brazilian media reported.
The two-tier float was part of the lineup of the Unidos de Tijuca samba school’s parade. This year’s theme was inspired by American jazz culture.
This is the second accident registered during Rio de Janeiro’s two-day carnival parade. On Sunday, at least 20 people were injured when a float from another samba school crashed into a fence.