>> A taxi plowed into a sidewalk near Moscow's Red Square Saturday injuring eight pedestrians.>> People were screaming. The only thing that stopped him is that he crashed into the pillar and the street sign. After that, I took my phone and filmed. People who saw him, normal people, detained him.
>> The incident taking place as fans in town for the World Cup packed the streets.>> Girls fell down, mostly girls suffered. They fell down and they were crying and holding the injured parts of their body.>> A witness at the scene telling Reuters that some of those hit were wearing Mexican team colors.
Mexico squares off against Germany Sunday for their first World Cup match. The driver, now in police custody, told Moscow officials that he had not done it on purpose. While the mayor of the city said in a Twitter post, quote, the driver loss control of the vehicle. The city's police said they've opened a criminal investigation into the matter.