A car has ploughed through pedestrians in Manhattan’s Times Square, one dead many injured


The driver, 26-year-old Richard Rojas of the Bronx, in custody now, has been arrested twice in the past for drunken driving. is being investigated as an accident, a police official said. New York Gov. and the Mayor de Blasio rushed to the scene. The President was also informed. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and other city leaders confirmed there is no indication it was an act of terrorism. The car was out of control before striking pedestrians. “There were a lot of people out, enjoying the good day, and then I heard screaming and the car running over bodies,” a witness woman told to media. Times Square averaged about 360,000 daily visitors in April, being one of the most visited locations in the world.


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