U-turning car hits pedestrians near Seoul Station; 2 injured

The scene after a July 6 car accident that injured two pedestrians on a road near Seoul Station in central Seoul, is seen in this image from surveillance camera footage. Yonhap

A car driven by a man in his 80s hit pedestrians while performing a U-turn on a road in central Seoul, Saturday, injuring two people, according to police.

The accident occurred as the vehicle drove left into a pedestrian crossing in front of a gas station near Seoul Station, 토토 the police said. The car was supposed to turn in the opposite direction as it was making the U-turn, police said.

The car hit one pedestrian and moved about 20 meters before hitting another person. It stopped after crashing into a wall.

The two injured were taken to a nearby hospital, but their injuries are not life-threatening.

Police said they plan to question the driver to find out the exact cause of the accident, as he was not under the influence of alcohol.

The accident came after a fatal car crash in downtown Seoul, Monday, that killed nine pedestrians and injured seven others, including the 68-year-old driver who claimed sudden, unintended acceleration

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