Eleven injured after Porsche plows into spectators at Idaho car show

Lynette Rowe
September 18, 2017

"As a result of collision of a vehicle into a crowd during a auto show on the street overland 11 people were injured". Police will forward information to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office when the investigation is completed.

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

The driver, who is cooperating with police, has not been identified.

The Spectrum was the site of two events Saturday: Cars and Coffee, and Rock'N Roll Brews and BBQ.

"The information I have is that the driver was showing off for the crowd", said LeBar.

Eastward Overland Road stays shut from Entertainment Way to Cole Road. "Took six ambulances, five (taken from the scene) private cars", - reported on the website of the police in Twitter.

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Boise Police say that while the examination is continuous, preparatory data demonstrates that the driver of the Porsche was quickening quickly as he cleared out the auto indicate onto eastward Overland Road, lost control, and kept running into the group. "The driver lost control and ran into the nearby crowd".

Ean said he had just suggested the pair move back from the road towards the vehicle park for a safer viewing spot.

A PORSCHE lost control and ploughed into a crowd of spectators at an Idaho auto show, injuring at least 11. "And after that it was sheer screaming".

No one has yet been cited, said LeBar.

This was the last Cars and Coffee show of the season, according to the event's Facebook page.

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