Vehicle plows into crowd at Boise Spectrum

Porche after is struck several pedestrians in Boise Idaho on Saturday Sept. 16 2017

Porche after is struck several pedestrians in Boise Idaho on Saturday Sept. 16 2017

Eleven people were taken to local hospitals with injuries after a man driving a Porsche at Saturday morning's Cars and Coffee event at the Boise Spectrum careened into a crowd watching him.

Police say the driver of the gray Porsche accelerated rapidly while leaving the Cars and Coffee event around 11am but lost control and ran into the nearby crowd.

Boise Police say that while the investigation is ongoing, preliminary information shows that the driver of the Porsche was accelerating rapidly as he left the vehicle show onto eastbound Overland Road, lost control, and ran into the crowd.

Eyewitness video of the incident showed the Porsche spinning sideways before striking pedestrians.

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Cars and Coffee is a monthly event, between April and September, where auto enthusiasts gather together to "share their passions", according to the event website. "My husband saw people all over the ground". Screams can be heard while others are seen attending to the victims. No information about the victims' condition was immediately available, according to information from the Boise Police Department Twitter page.

The driver was on scene cooperating with police. Boise Fire and Ada County Paramedics also responded to the crash.

Six people were transported to the hospital by ambulance, and five went in private vehicles. In a release, police said the investigation is ongoing and that it will be forward to the prosecutor for possible charges once completed.

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