The driver drove into a crowd in new York, told police that “heard voices” and thought that I would die. On Friday, may 19, the Associated Press reports, citing two sources in law enforcement bodies.
Examination found the body of 26-year-old former military Richard Rojas (Richard Rojas) alcohol, now it check on drugs.
Rojas is already known to the police. In 2008 and 2015 he was arrested for drunk driving. A week ago he was arrested after threatening notary with a knife, saying that he stole his identity.
The man in the red Honda drove into a crowd of people on times square in the afternoon of 18 may. The incident occurred at the intersection of 45th street and Broadway. Eyewitnesses said that the driver acted deliberately. According to them, the car rode against the traffic and on the sidewalk, knocking down pedestrians. The incident killed 18-year-old girl, with another 22 people were injured.
When the car stopped, and Roxas jumped out of it and tried to escape, but was detained by witnesses.
The mayor of new York bill de Blasio said that the authorities do not consider the incident a terrorist attack.