Car Drives Into People – level 3
A teenager died and 22 people were injured after a speeding car struck pedestrians in New York. Eye-witnesses said that the car drove the wrong way into Times Square, mounted the pavement, and started ‘mowing down people’. The driver then jumped out and started running, but people tackled him down.
The arrested driver of the car was 26-year-old US citizen Richard Rojas who served in the armed forces and reportedly has previous convictions for drunk driving. Officials believe that the incident was not an act of terror.
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