Two Fans Killed In SXSW Hit-And-Run

(Classic Rock) – Two festival fans have been killed and several seriously injured after a driver drove his car into a concert queue then fled the scene on Wednesday night.

The hit-and-run took place around 12.30am outside a venue in Austin, Texas which was taking part in the annual South By Southwest music event. Austin Police have confirmed the unidentified driver has been arrested. They report: “23 individuals have been transported to hospital. Of those, five are in critical condition, two deceased.”

Eye witnesses say fans were waiting to enter the Mohawk venue to see Tyler, The Creator perform. Complex associate editor Insanul Ahmed describes the vehicle as knocking people down “like popping popcorn”. more on this story


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