September 16, 2017 3:58 pm

Porsche plows into crowd at Idaho car show leaving 8 injured

Police block off the scene were the driver of a Porsche injured eight bystanders after losing control of the sports car near the Boise Spectrum 21 theaters Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 in Boise, Idaho.

Darin Oswald/Idaho Statesman via AP

BOISE, Idaho – Authorities say a sports car driver plowed into a crowd of spectators at a Boise, Idaho, car show, injuring eight.

Police say the driver of the grey Porsche accelerated rapidly while leaving the Cars and Coffee event but lost control and ran into the nearby crowd.

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Police say ambulances took six people to hospitals and two others were taken by private vehicles. Police didn’t provide any names or conditions.

Images following the crash show a Porsche convertible with damage on the left front bumper and a smashed windshield stopped on a sidewalk.

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Police say the driver is co-operating in their investigation.

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