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Video: Driver Plows Through Critical Mass Bike Ride in Brazil [Updated]

Watch the video of a vehicular homicide attempt, get outraged, and then commit to doing something to make your streets safer.

[Update, 3/2/2011 7:10am ET: According to O Globo, the leading newspaper in Brazil, the driver was arrested early this morning. He is rightly being charged with murder. Huge thanks to commenter victordemartino for the heads up.]

Unfortunately, sometimes, people aren't awesome. Last Friday night in Porto Alegre, Brazil, during a peaceful Critical Mass bike ride, a driver accelerated through the crowd of cyclists, sending bodies flying and injuring many. Amazingly, nobody was killed in the attack, but eight were hospitalized.

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San Francisco Might Shut Down Critical Mass

If you live in an American metropolis, you've probably heard of (or maybe participated in) Critical Mass, a semi-organized group bike ride...

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