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The driver of a car that exploded while refueling at a gas station was killed; watch the video – Portal CM7 – News from Manaus and Amazonas

By Lindivan on July 27, 2022 at 6:07 p.m

Brazil – In the early hours of Wednesday morning (27), Mário Magalhães da Penha, 67, died after being seriously injured in an explosion of his car at a gas station in the north of Rio de Janeiro. The driver was hospitalized at the Salgado Filho Municipal Hospital in Méiero.

The accident happened while he was loading his vehicle in Rua Vinte e Quatro de Maio, in São Francisco Xavier, around 9:40 am on Tuesday (26). The explosion occurred a few seconds after Mário opened the trunk of the vehicle, which contained a gas cylinder. According to the gas station officials, the cylinder was in bad condition.

A woman, identified as Andreia, who was on the side of the car at the time of the explosion, was also injured. She was admitted to Souza Aguiar Hospital, in the city center, but was discharged on Tuesday.

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With information from Metropolis

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