- Sep 21, 2010
Video: Over 100 spectators hurt at Brazilian race as bleachers collapse
Brazilian bleachers collapse injures 100 – Click above to watch video after the jump
According to The Daily Telegraph, over 100 spectators watching a race were injured in Brazil when a section of bleachers collapsed. Around 500 spectators were observing at a drag race in the Brazilian city of Quatro Pontes when the structure gave way. Six people were immediately taken to the hospital as a result of injuries sustained in the incident, and two of those are still in critical condition.
Authorities have launched an investigation into the incident, though structural faults are believed to have been the cause. Click past the jump for a video of the collapse, but be warned, the images may be upsetting for some viewers.
[Source: The Daily Telegraph via Jalopnik]