June 16, 2018 / 5:57 PM / in 9 months

Taxi mounted pavement in central Moscow, accelerated into crowd: video

Policemen stand guard after a taxi ran into crowds of people in central Moscow, Russia June 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jack Stubbs

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A taxi mounted a pavement in central Moscow on Saturday and accelerated into a crowd of people, knocking over pedestrians and carrying some on the bonnet of the car for a short distance, according to video of the incident posted on social media.

The driver of the taxi, who wore black trousers and a black t-shirt, was then shown running away from the scene.

Reporting by Tom Balmforth, Writing by Jack Stubbs; Editing by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber

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