Driver arrested after SUV plows into crowd in Melbourne Australia, injuring several

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Australian media say up to 19 people have been injured after a car drove into pedestrians on a sidewalk in central Melbourne. (KGO-TV)

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.
Stay with ABC7 News for the latest details on this developing story.
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