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Scary Footage: Skidding Sports Car Slams into Crowd, Injures 17 at Show in Poland

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WARSAW, Poland (TheBlaze/AP) -- Authorities say a luxury sports car skidded into the crowd during a car show in Poland, injuring 17 people, including two children.

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The Provincial Governor's Office in Poznan, western Poland, said in a statement Sunday that four people are in serious condition but their injuries are not life-threatening.

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The statement said the driver lost control on a straight stretch of road, broke through a barrier and hit the crowd. Prosecutors are investigating.

Polish agency PAP said the driver was Norwegian. The car was from Swedish specialty automaker Koenigsegg.

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The accident took place during the ninth Gran Turismo Polonia show, in which drivers show off their rare sports cars.

Spectators provide first aid to people wounded after a Koenigsegg sports car crashed at high speed into the spectators during a car show in Poznan, Poland, Sunday, June 30, 2013. (Credit: AP)

Here's video of the accident via Live Leak (warning: disturbing footage):



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