Taxi Hits People – level 3
A taxi crashed into pedestrians on pavement near Red Square in Moscow last Saturday, injuring eight people.
Some people believe that the act was deliberate, as the traffic was going slowly, and others on social media think that the incident could have been an accident.
Police detained the cabby. In a video released by the police, he said that he was sorry for what had happened, and he said that he was overworked when he hit the wrong pedal.
The incident comes as the capital’s streets are crowded with the World Cup visitors. 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), cabby (a taxi driver), detain (arrest).
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