Speeding taxi runs into crowd of tourists on Moscow sidewalk

Police said the driver may have lost control of his vehicle, leaving at least seven people injured.
1:19 | 06/16/18

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We begin tonight with the breaking news overseas the World Cup scare the dangerous moment take a look all caught on camera in Moscow a speeding taxi cab. Plowing it was sidewalk crowded with tourists including World Cup fans the driver of that have spotted they're making a run for it. What we're just learning right now about that incident the new details still coming in ABC's Julia McFarlane in London. Starts us off. It came all of a sudden and out of Nowak attacks in central Moscow of violently and suddenly biz onto the sidewalk straits into a crowd enraged by stunt has forsaken the door and hold the drive around to his vehicle. But he seizes a chance to escape and colts. Security camera footage capturing the scene in an area popular with tourists just several hundred meters away from the Kremlin eight people in creating two from Mexico sought medical attention off to the collision. Russian state news reporting the driver told police he fell asleep at the wheel with his foot on the gas pedal musket police are drawing criminal charges for the drive that. And I describing it as an accident. More than one million Florida's are expected to travel to Russia this month for the well cop this incident comes amid heightened security. And the State Department warning that Americans going to the games should reconsider travel that did with threats of terrorism. Tom incredible everyone survived a.

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