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Driver arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

The scene on Tuesday night Photo: ITV News Wales

It's believed a taxi collided with a number of pedestrians in Cardiff The driver of a taxi involved in an incident in Cardiff city centre on Tuesday evening has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. South Wales Police say that eight male pedestrians, all from the city, were taken to hospital after allegedly being hit.

Seven people have now been discharged from hospital following the incident on Wood Street in Cardiff on Tuesday evening. A 35 year old man from Grangetown remains in hospital having suffered burns. The others are thought to have received some spinal injuries.

The incident near to the Millennium Stadium and Cardiff Central railway station, was first reported to police as a 'disturbance' at 7.02pm.

Police arrested the 28-year-old driver at the scene on suspicion of attempted murder and he is currently being held in police custody.

Wood Street remained closed late into Tuesday evening, while the cause of the incident was investigated.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact Cardiff CID on 02920 527 420 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.