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Car runs over students in Taiwan

Harrowing video from Taiwan, where a 67-year old man named Wu Chuanming crashed his vehicle through the gate of Puchien Primary School in Taipei as students were arriving.

The CCTV video shows a white sedan bursting through the gates of the school and plowing into a group of four children. One child can be seen trapped underneath the vehicle.

Taipei police report that Wu then ignited a petrol container that shot flames through the car and scared away parents and teachers as they tried to stop the driver.

In all, four students ranging in age from six to 12 were wounded, though none of the injuries were considered life threatening.

Wu suffered burns to his face and hands and was later taken to the hospital unconscious.

Police would not comment on the reasons for the crash.