Dozens of spectators injured in crash at Malta motor show

Over 20 people were injured at a motor show in Malta when a British billionaire lost control of his Porsche 918 Spyder supercar and ploughed into a crowd of spectators.

A Porsche 918 Spyder.

A Porsche 918 Spyder. Image by Tobiasvde / CC BY-SA 2.0

The car was travelling at high speed down a disused airport runway when its back wheel strayed onto the grass, causing it to spin out of control and crash through barriers into the crowd. According to an eyewitness: ‘Many people were hit, there was chaos and screams.’ Five of the injured, including a six-year-old girl, are in critical condition in hospital and many others suffered fractures and minor injuries. Read more: theguardian.com

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