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By The Siberian Times reporter
16 February 2017

Believed to have been distracted by her cell phone, she mows down people as they cross the road in on Russky Island near Vladivostok.

Seven people were injured, and two were kept in hospital. Picture: dps_vl

Her dashcam recorded the horrific accident as the unnamed driver fails to stop at a red light and ploughs into pedestrians cross the street. 

Seven people were injured, and two were kept in hospital. There were no fatalities. 

The pedestrians suffered spine injuries, fractures and concussion on a crossing on Russky Island. 

Crash site


Moment of accident


Moment of accident


Moment of accident

The pedestrians suffered spine injuries, fractures and concussion on a crossing on Russky Island. Pictures: Ministry of Internal Affairs, Ilya Kolesnikov

One of the injured was a student from the Far Eastern Federal University.

The 46 year old woman had received a new car, a Toyota Camry, on 14 February, Valentine's Day.

The accident was two days later. 

Police are investigating the incident. 

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