Several injured after cab driver crashes near Logan International Airport

Vehicle strikes group of pedestrians near Boston’s Logan International Airport

At least nine people were injured on Monday after a auto plowed into a crowd in East Boston, however, investigators said the crash appeared to be accidental. The driver told authorities at the scene he accidentally hit the gas instead of the brake, according to both sources.

The crash occurred near a taxi stand close to Logan Airport, officials told Boston 25 News.

There were serious injuries in the crash.

The victims have been taken to area hospitals including Massachusetts General Hospital and Tufts Medical Center.

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Police have cordoned off the area, and are treating the crash as an accident caused by operator error, local media reported.

Several pedestrians suffered injuries of varying degrees and ambulances are on the scene, police said. State Police are on the scene, the agency said in a tweet.

Photo The police said a taxi driver struck a group of pedestrians, injuring several, in Boston on Monday.

A police spokesperson was not immediately available to respond to a request for further information.

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