Reuters: a car crashed into pedestrians on times square in new York

Reuters: a car crashed into pedestrians on times square in new York

According to the fire Department of the city, as a result of incident one person was lost, 19 more have suffered. The driver of the vehicle taken into custody.

NEW YORK, may 18. /Offset. TASS Alexey Kachalin/. One person was killed and 19 people were injured as a result of hitting the car on the square in times square in new York. This was reported by the fire Department of the city.

Earlier it was reported about one victim and injured 12.

What’s happening in Times Square?? This car was in the sidewalk and people are on the streets pic.twitter.com/PsepRtfrAr

— gb (@gb__) May 18, 2017

According to reports, the driver of the sedan dark cherry color was driving with exceeding the speed limit on times square and drove onto the sidewalk where pedestrians were standing.

According to eyewitnesses, which refers to Reuters, the driver was moving against traffic and intentionally drove onto the sidewalk.

Car drives into crowd in Times Square, several injured https://t.co/RSlVuB7WwS pic.twitter.com/nTDVpeOknw

— wilxTV (@wilxTV) May 18, 2017

People are laying on the sidewalks in Times Square, a car seems to have run on the sidewalk. pic.twitter.com/g2efKLfoX8

— gb (@gb__) May 18, 2017

As reported by the Fox News channel, the driver survived and taken into custody. The motives of his actions is not yet established.

According to CNN, which refers to informed sources, earlier this man had been arrested for driving while intoxicated.

Video: At least 10 people receiving treatment after vehicle strikes pedestrians in display includes NYC’s Times [email protected] pic.twitter.com/vSk548yHNs

— Global News (@GlobalZarfati) May 18, 2017

Police cordoned off the scene. The incident was informed the US President Donald trump, and the Governor of the state of new York Andrew Cuomo went to the scene.

Crazy car crash in the middle of Times Square. We are being told to shelter in place pic.twitter.com/jvEhISIhcn

— Christopher Rudolph (@chrisreindeer) May 18, 2017

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