At least five people were killed when a Lexus SUV mowed down pedestrians in Kharkiv, Ukraine. The incident happened on Sumskaya Street.
“According to preliminary data, 11 people were injured — five people were killed, six were injured with various degrees of severity,” local police said in a statement.
According to Sputnik, the ‘SUV was thrown on a pedestrian walk after collision with another car. Anton Herashchenko, an adviser to the interior minister, said the Lexus collided at high speed with a Volkswagen after running a red light, and was flipped into the street, where dozens of people were walking.’
The suspected driver was taken into police custody.
Video posted to social media showed the horrific aftermath.
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