Eight people were injured as a taxi driver rammed into a crowd in Moscow’s Red Square on Saturday, reported Reuters. Of the injured, two were from Mexico who were in the city for the football world cup. The police said they had detained driver and filed a criminal case against him.

The city health department said seven of the injured were in stable condition. Details of their injuries were not available. “The driver lost control of the vehicle,” said Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, according to Sputnik News. “Several people were injured, they have already received the necessary assistance.”

Local media reported the driver dozed off. The Moscow traffic authorities, however, clarified that the driver had not intentionally rammed into the pedestrians. It said the driver’s licence was issued in Kyrgyzstan.