02:37 GMT01 August 2021
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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A car has run into spectators at El Paso County's mud-truck event in the US state of Texas, injuring 29 people, KVIA-TV reported on Monday.

    According to the KVIA-TV station, citing the El Paso County Sheriff's Office, the incident took place at around 6.30 p.m. Sunday (00:30 GMT Monday) at a Fabens racetrack. A total of 29 people received injuries.

    "The preliminary investigation revealed one of the vehicles due to unknown reasons left the mud-track striking and breaking through a guard rail. Three other vehicles were also struck as a result of the initial crash", the Sheriff's Office said, as quoted by the broadcaster.

    ​Eight of those injured were taken to hospitals, including three in critical condition.

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