Preston Carter, left, talks to police after the accident outside a South Los Angeles school on 29 August 2012
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Los Angeles driver, 100, hits group of children

30 August 2012 Last updated at 09:35 BST

A 100-year-old man reversed his car on to a pavement and hit 11 people, including nine children from a primary school, in Los Angeles, California.

Four children were in critical condition when firemen arrived on the scene but were all expected to survive.

Parents and children were buying snacks after school finished on Wednesday when Preston Carter backed a powder blue Cadillac towards them.

Some of the children ended up trapped under the car.