Car hits 8 people at Philadelphia Labor Day block party

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PHILADELPHIA — A woman trying to get around a Labor Day block party in South Philadelphia hit eight people with her car, WCAU reports.

The incident happened just after 4 p.m. on South Ringgold Street.

The driver claimed her brakes failed, Philadelphia police said.

At least eight people were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver remained on the scene and cooperated with authorities.

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