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Seven injured as taxi runs into crowd in Moscow

17 June, 2018, 03:12 | Author: John Swanson

Police is Moscow have confirmed that a taxi driver crashed into a group of people - reported to have been mostly Mexico supporters - near Red Square on Saturday. Eight people have sought medical assistance, the Moscow police said.

"According to preliminary information, seven people were injured", TASS cited the source as saying.

The driver, who tried to flee the scene, was caught by police, local media has claimed, citing emergency services sources.

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Moscow's traffic management authority said the taxi driver had a driver's license issued in Kyrgyzstan, a mainly Muslim ex-Soviet republic.

There is now no details on the condition of those who were injured. "He was shouting: "It wasn't me".

He also is suspected of having had too much to drink, according to the Russian news agency Interfax.

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An ambulance is parked near a damaged taxi, which ran into crowds of people in central Moscow, Russia June 16, 2018.

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