An Accident at the Carnival in Rio – level 2

03-03-2017 07:00

There was an accident at the world famous carnival in Rio. Some dancers were performing on a floating board. A truck with the board lost control on wet pavement. It crushed some people against a fence. It then changed direction and injured more people on the other side of the road.

At least twenty people were injured, three of them in serious condition. Police started an investigation. They questioned the driver.

Difficult words: float (move on water or liquid), pavement (a way for people at the side of a road), fence (a structure between two areas, similar to a wall, usually around a house).

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