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Vehicle Crashes Into Pedestrians in East Boston; Several Injured

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A vehicle has crashed into a group of pedestrians in East Boston, authorities say. There are reportedly at least 9 injured as a result.

What Happened?

The Massachusetts State Police tweet around 2:00 P.M. EST on Monday that a vehicle had hit a group of pedestrians by Porter Street at Tomahawk Drive, located near the Logan Airport taxi pool.

There are several injuries of varying severity, according to Police. Recent reports suggest at least nine have been injured.

Via the Boston Globe:

A law enforcement official briefed on the incident said investigators are looking at possible operator error in the incident. The driver remained on the scene after the crash and is being interviewed by police.

UPDATE: Police have told CNBC that it appears as if a taxi driver lost control of his vehicle and that this incident is not terror-related. The vehicle is reportedly a white Metro Cab.

No other details were immediately available.

Logan Airport

Logan International Airport, officially known as General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, is an international airport located in the East Boston neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

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