Taxi driver questioned in Moscow after injuring 8 including 2 Mexican World Cup fans

AP , Sunday 17 Jun 2018,
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Moscow police are investigating a taxi crash that injured eight people, including two Mexican World Cup fans, when the driver plowed into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square.

City police released a video Sunday of an interrogation session with the Kyrgyz driver, in which he says he briefly fell asleep at the wheel and accidentally hit the gas. It was unclear whether the driver spoke under duress.

Moscow police would not comment on whether the crash would affect security measures for the World Cup, which is being held in 11 Russian cities over the next month. Among security concerns has been the use of vehicles as weapons.

The Mexican Embassy told The Associated Press the two injured female fans were not hospitalized. Details on other victims weren't immediately released.

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