16 Cyclists Injured During Critical Mass Ride in Brazil.

Cyclists took to the streets yesterday in reaction to the incident, where 16 people were badly hurt.

Warning: this video footage may upset some viewers

A protest march will be held in Porto Alegre in Brazil this evening after a driver ran down dozens of cyclists at a Critical Mass ride on Friday. The incident was caught clearly on several cameras and the footage makes for disturbing viewing.

One witness wrote on the local Critical Mass blog: “I saw legs in the air, helmets, bicycles, arms, all mixed together with parts of the car all flying and making noise. It was like a horror movie.” Incredibly, although 16 people were badly injured, nobody was killed.

Full article by The Guardian HERE

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