Vehicle Strikes Group of Pedestrians in East Boston

04 July, 2017, 00:52 | Author: Ora Austin
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The driver of the taxi appeared to have accidentally hit the gas, instead of the brake.

According to state police, one victim is in serious condition.

Several injuries of varying severity were reported, state police said.

"Driver is cooperative", a source at the Boston office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation told Fox News.

The crash occurred near a taxi stand close to Logan Airport, officials told Boston 25 News. The most seriously injured person has broken legs and "maybe some internal chest injuries", he said.

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Emergency personnel transported those who were injured to local hospitals in Boston. It is dotted with picnic tables and state police said the area is used by cab drivers while they take a break.

The driver, a 56-year-old Cambridge man employed by Metro Cab, remained on the scene and is cooperating with police.

Gephardt Daily will update this developing story as information becomes available.

The Boston Globe and WCVB reports that investigators are investigating possible operator error.

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