Seven injured in Moscow after taxi crashes into pedestrians

Police in Moscow said eight people were injured when a taxi crashed into pedestrians on a pavement near Red Square.

Police have detained the taxi driver who had a Kyrgyz driving license, the Moscow traffic authority wrote on social media.

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An unidentified official said of the injured: "Seven of them are in a satisfactory condition and one woman is in a moderate condition". He was shouting: "'It wasn't me'".

The driver attempted to flee the scene but was apprehended by police, a witness said.

The driver, identified by Moscow city authorities as a national of the central Asian republic of Kyrgyzstan, was taken into custody for questioning.

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Asked if the driver appeared drunk, the witness said: "No, he wasn't drunk".

The authority cited the driver as saying he had not driven into the crowd on objective. The accident took place on Ilinka Street, about 200 meters (650 feet) from Red Square and Moscow's famous GUM shopping arcade.

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