Car kills 5, injures 18 outside school in China

Five people were killed and 18 hospitalized after a car plowed into a crowd outside a primary school in China on Thursday, according to The Associated Press.

The AP said Chinese state media reported the incident, which took place the northeastern coastal city of Huludao in Liaoning province.

The driver was taken into custody after the crash around noon local time, state broadcaster CCTV reported, according to the AP.

The cause of the crash was under investigation and authorities weren’t saying whether the incident appeared to be intentional or not.