In connection with vehicle collisions with pedestrians in Melbourne arrested two men
MOSCOW, December 21. /TASS/. Police arrested two people in connection with the accident on Thursday car into pedestrians in Central Melbourne. This was announced by the police state of Victoria.
“The driver of the car and a second man were arrested and are in custody”, — is spoken in the message published on the website of law enforcement. Previously it was known only about the arrest of the driver.
According to police, the incident occurred near the station Flinders street station at about 16:30 local time (08:30 GMT). Ambulance service staff previously confirmed that as a result he injured 15 people, 13 of them were hospitalized. The Associated Press, in turn, with reference to the police reported on their Twitter page that the accident injured up to 19 people.
As reported by Sky News, among the victims the child of preschool age. According to eyewitnesses, the driver of a white SUV stopped at the intersection and ran the red traffic signal, knocking a few people.
VIDEO: Sirens wailing, emergency responders at the scene after a car ran into pedestrians in #Melbourne earlier today (?: Twitter / ViviCP) https://t.co/EV4kZTct3K pic.twitter.com/C5QX6hDMqc
— Channel NewsAsia (@ChannelNewsAsia) December 21, 2017
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