Car rams into pedestrians in Melbourne; up to 19 injured

While you were sleeping, more than a dozen people were hurt in Melbourne, Australia where an SUV plowed into pedestrians.

SYDNEY (AP) - Australian media say up to 19 people have been injured after a car drove into pedestrians on a sidewalk in central Melbourne.
Police have arrested the driver of the white SUV, which crashed into a cable car stop, but were not able to immediately confirm the cause of the incident or whether it was terrorism-related.
Media reports say up to 19 pedestrians have been treated for injuries, with 12 taken to hospitals, including a pre-school aged child in serious condition with head injuries.

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