Woman drives car into Ohio town square, injuring as many as 30 people
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Woman drives car into Ohio town square, injuring as many as 30 people

Lima : OH : USA | Jun 17, 2012 at 3:38 AM PDT
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Emergency workers treat injured bystanders after a motorist drove into the Rally n Lima’s Town Square on Friday2

As many as 30 people were injured when a woman drove her car through an Ohio town square during a community event.

The chaotic scene unfolded on Friday night in Lima, where more than 1,000 people had gathered for a weekly community event featuring live music.

No one was killed in the unexplained Friday night incident in Lima, but several people suffered serious injuries and were hospitalized, the Lima News reported.Some of whom were pinned under the car and freed when bystanders lifted it, authorities and witnesses said.

The driver, who reportedly had a dog with her, was parked near the town's main square when she accelerated rapidly, a police spokesman told NBC News.

Police are continuing their investigation into what caused a 63-year-old woman to drive her car into a crowded square in Lima, Ohio last night, striking bystanders and sending some through the air .

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Emergency personnel survey the scene of an accident in Lima’s Town Square on Friday,
Emergency personnel survey the scene of an accident in Lima's Town Square on Friday, June 15, 2012 in Lima, Ohio. A 63-year-old woman drove her car into the crowded town square and struck bystanders, sending some through the air and injuring about 30 people.
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