Six killed when car veered off course and plowed into crowd during rally in northwest Spain

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Six killed in Spain during Rally de A Coruña

SPAIN — A car veered off course and plowed into the crowd at a rally in northwest Spain, killing six people.

Two pregnant women were among the victims of Saturday’s crash, CNN affiliate Atlas TV reported, citing police in A Coruña, Spain. There were at least 16 people injured, including five children, police said. Six people are in serious condition.

The driver and co-pilot were not injured, police said.

Police are investigating to determine what caused the crash, which happened Saturday evening after a car participating in the rally veered off the road into a crowd of spectators near the finish line, emergency officials said.

The Rally de A Coruña is a part of the Galician Championship and draws thousands of fans to the streets every year, according to CNN partner Bleacher Report. The race was called off after the crash.