At least six injured as car hits crowd at Oslo motor show

0
84


A car drove into a crowd at an Oslo motor show on Sunday, injuring at least six people who were rushed to hospital, among them children, police said.

Police initially wrote on Twitter that six people were taken to hospital “for further checks”, but later said the number may have been higher as some others made their way to hospital independently.

The cause of the accident was not immediately known. It occurred at a motor show held in a car park outside a harness horse racing track.

Advertisement

Video footage showed a car reversing at high speed, with the driver appearing to lose control as the car swerved into the crowd standing beside the car park.

For the latest headlines, follow our Google News channel online or via the app.

The severity of the injuries was not immediately known.

“The injuries are serious for at least one of them. I have no other details about the injuries,” police chief Thomas Broberg told reporters.

He said police had spoken to the driver of the car and had “a theory” about the cause of the accident but said the investigation would take time.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Some of the injured were children, Broberg added.

Read more:

Australian PM Morrison’s security team injured in car crash while on campaign trail

Nine schoolteachers among 11 dead in Iraq minibus crash

Four French, one Belgian among 10 dead in Egypt bus crash: Governor

Advertisement



Source link

Advertisement

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here