Vehicle strikes crowd near Boston's Logan Airport; at least 10 people injured

Vehicle strikes crowd near Boston's Logan Airport; at least 10 people injured

A auto has driven into a crowd of pedestrians in Boston causing several injuries, police say.

Emergency officials have confirmed that 10 people were taken to hospitals with injuries.

"Preliminary reports indicate several pedestrians with injuries, varying severity", they added. Massachusetts State Police are still investigating, but said the incident appeared to be operator error and not a terrorist attack.

A Massachusetts State Police spokesman, David Procopio, told The Boston Globe that police were interviewing the driver, a man, who stayed at the scene after the crash.

The driver had no known history of violations and is cooperating with police, McGinn said.

Emergency personnel work at the scene where a taxi driver struck a group of pedestrians injuring several Monday
Vehicle strikes crowd near Boston's Logan Airport; at least 10 people injured

Authorities in Boston say the incident happened near Logan Airport's taxi stand.

Video of the scene shows a taxi with its hood crumpled up against a building.

Sources told CNN the driver confused the brakes with the gas pedal.

Gephardt Daily will update this developing story as information becomes available.

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