Taxi Hits People – level 2
A taxi crashed into pedestrians on a pavement near Red Square in Moscow last Saturday and injured eight people. Some people think that the act was deliberate, and others think that it could be an accident.
Police arrested the taxi driver. In a video released by the police, he said that he was sorry and that he was exhausted and hit the wrong pedal.
The incident happened while there are many people in Moscow. They are there for the World Cup. Two from the eight injured pedestrians were from Mexico.
Difficult words: pedestrian (a person who is walking), deliberate (planned; that someone wanted to do it), exhausted (extremely tired).
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
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