Police initially said eight were injured, but later said seven had sought medical attention.
Moscow Police said they believe he "lost control" of his taxi in Ilinka Street near the GUM shopping arcade.
The embassy said the women had been lightly injured and were receiving consular assistance.
A witness told the Reuters news agency that some of the wounded appeared to be World Cup fans supporting Mexico, which squares off Saturday against Germany in the World Cup.
The Moscow Traffic Authority says the taxi driver has a Kyrgyzstan driving licence.
Video of the incident posted on social media shows the vehicle veering out of standstill traffic and accelerating onto the sidewalk, mowing down pedestrians.
Russian authorities said the driver was not under the influence of alcohol and it is now understood he fell asleep before accidentally hitting the accelerator instead of the brakes.
Kiwi Kerr hits double ton to smash record
The Wellington-born Amelia, who made her debut in 2016 against Pakistan, has played 19 ODIs and nine T20Is before this match. She is overall the 4th in ODI cricket to complete the double after Vivian Richards, Paul Collingwood and Rohan Mustafa.
The incident occurred near Gostiny Dvor, a business and exhibition center near Red Square, where visitors have gathered amid World Cup festivities.
Taxi crashed into pedestrians in Moscow.
Moscow Police have launched criminal investigation into a suspected violation of the traffic code.
"Five people hurt in the accident have been taken to hospital", he said.
Russian Federation is hosting the World Cup and the capital's streets have been crowded with foreign visitors. It is taking place in 11 cities until July 15.
Russian authorities have pledged to stage a safe World Cup.
Rolls-Royce has traditionally operated a large corporate centre with overlapping activities between individual business units. Overall, Rolls has 55,000 employees worldwide, of whom 26,000 are in the United Kingdom , with 15,700 of those in Derby.
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The FBI later obtained a hacking tool that allowed the agency to access the contents of the terrorist's iPhone. Apple said it was working a fix to mitigate the possibility of accessing data from GrayKey or similar tools.
Participants will circle a track that is surrounded with glowing luminaria that bear the name of someone who has battled cancer. Nurse Nancy Harmon, in wheelchair, is joined by her friends and family members for the Survivors Lap that kicks off the event.
Mental health should no longer be a taboo in the society but instead should be an open conversation that can save more lives. In the span of 15 years, 13 physicians - majority on faculty at the academic medical center - took their lives, she said .
Samuel Umtiti was involved in one of the most freakish moments at the World Cup so far in France's match against Australia. Australia had frustrated Les Bleus for almost an hour of their Group C game, with goalscoring opportunities limited.
The researchers looked at the three major Antarctic areas: East Antarctica, West Antarctica and the Antarctic Peninsula. Worryingly, the paper demonstrates that the rate of ice loss has tripled in recent times .
The United States and DPRK will join their efforts to build a lasting and stable peace regime on the Korean Peninsula. We're going to take care of a very big and risky problem for the rest of the world.
Russian authorities have promised to host a safe World Cup tournament, which is taking place in 11 cities until 15 July. The accident took place on Ilinka Street, around 200 metres from Red Square and Moscow's famous GUM shopping centre.
The suit , brought by Students for Fair Admissions, says Harvard imposes what is in effect a soft quota of "racial balancing". Friday's court filings followed a battle over a trove of Harvard data reviewed by lawyers earlier in the lawsuit.
Paul Sweeney, a Glasgow MP, said on Twitter: "Devastated that a major fire has broken out at the Glasgow School of Art tonight". The landmark building had been due to reopen next year after restoration.
Beyonce and Jay-Z release new joint album
Jay-Z and Beyoncé dedicated a song from their "On The Run 2" tour stop in London to the victims of the Grenfell Tower Fire Friday. The project, titled " Everything Is Love ", is widely expected to be a follow-up to Beyoncé's 2016 visual album " Lemonade ".
Dovish Draghi helps lift European stocks to June highs
But he injected a note of caution by making the step "subject to incoming data confirming our medium-term inflation outlook". Price growth surged to 1.9 percent in May, with higher oil prices the biggest factor lifting it to the ECB's target.
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People with "religious affilications" live four years longer than people who agnostic of atheistic, a new study has found. A second study examined 1,096 obituaries from 42 major cities that were published between August 2010 and August 2011.
India seal massive win after wickets tumble
Hashmatullah Shahidi put the brakes on by striking an unbeaten 36 off 88 deliveries but ran out of partners. But forced to follow on, Afghanistan lowered the record again, to 103 in 39 overs.
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The key to the match in the first half was based on their left flank, and we were very slow on the ball. Messi failed to give his team the lead when his 64th-minute penalty was stopped by Hannes Halldorsson.
Simply Be owner N Brown could shut all 20 of its stores
It is the latest retailer to shut stores amid hard conditions on the high street and a long-term shift to online shopping. Michelle Byrne, area organiser of the shop workers' union Usdaw, said the move was a "real shock for staff".