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Poland: Three children among 19 people injured after car hits crowd at tram stop | World News

At least 19 people have been injured, including three children, after a car struck a crowd of people waiting at a tram stop in Poland.

The car then collided with three other vehicles as the driver tried to flee, according to police.

Two people were reportedly critically injured in the incident in the northwest city of Szczecin, near the German border.

The crash occurred at a busy crossroads around 4pm local time, at the start of the rush hour.

On social media, video purported to be the aftermath of the incident showed people lying in a road.

In other footage, emergency crews were seen helping people on the ground.

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The driver of the car was a 33-year-old local man who left the scene but was arrested soon after, authorities said.

Szczecin police spokesman Pawel Pankau said there was no suspicion of terrorism but didn’t give any other details.



This story originally appeared on Skynews

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