4 killed and at least 8 injured after a rally car veers into spectators in Hungary

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A rally car veered off the road and crashed into a group of spectators in Hungary on Sunday, killing four and injuring several others, police said.

The accident occurred during a race between the towns of Labatlan and Bajot near the Danube River in northwest Hungary, the Komárom-Esztergom County police said in a statement.

Eight ambulances and four helicopters were dispatched to the scene, according to Hungary's National Ambulance Service. Two people including one child sustained serious injuries, while six other including a child were transported to a hospital with lighter injuries.

Videos on social media showed a car losing traction on a paved road before sliding into spectators gathered to view the race.