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Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 22 June 2018

Several hurt as taxi hits pedestrians near Boston airport

The incident happened near Logan International Airport's cab pool area in East Boston

A taxi struck pedestrians near Boston's airport on Monday, injuring several people, Massachusetts state police said.

The incident happened near Logan International Airport's cab pool area in East Boston, police spokesman David Procopio said.

Several people were injured, some seriously.

Video of the scene showed a white cab with front end damage at rest against a building and near some picnic tables. The vehicle is surrounded by debris.

Rescue crews loaded at least one person on to a stretcher.

Mr Procopio said the cause of the crash was under investigation.