Including Fans Injured As Drunk Taxi Driver Ploughs Into Moscow Crowd

Kristopher Nichols
June 17, 2018

A second witness at the scene told Reuters about the driver of the taxi: "He was pulled out of the vehicle, he ran off but bystanders apprehended him".

At least eight pedestrians, including some Mexican World Cup fans, were injured after a taxi mounted a crowded pavement in central Moscow.

There is now no details on the condition of those who were injured.

Citing an unnamed source, Russia's Interfax news agency reported the cab driver fell asleep at the wheel and accidentally pressed the accelerator pedal. Mexico kick-off their campaign at Moscow's Luzhniki stadium and thousands of their fans are in the Russian capital.

Mexican nationals were among the injured, it said. Preliminary information indicated the driver lost control of the vehicle. "He was shouting: "It wasn't me".

Neighbours and rivals Spain and Portugal prepare for Friday confrontation
Ronaldo is reportedly unhappy with his club for several reasons, and its lack of action on his tax evasion accusations is just one.

Trump Talks North Korea, IG Report, In Impromptu White House Lawn Appearance
During the interview, the subject of Trump's recent Singapore summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un arose. I want to thank Chairman Kim for taking the first bold step toward a bright new future for his people.

How I was introduced to sex- Willow Smith
Jada asked what her daughter's feelings were about that incident and Willow said she had simply "overstepped a boundary". The women ended the video by revealing what they considering the "sexiest body part" on a member of the opposite sex.

The driver, a citizen of Kyrgyzstan, said he did not act on goal, according to Moscow authorities.

The driver of the taxi has been detained, officials said.

Two ambulances quickly arrived at the scene and seven people were taken to hospital.

The accident took place on Ilinka Street, about 650 feet from Red Square and Moscow's famous GUM shopping arcade.

Other reports by Free-Prsite

Discuss This Article