May 19, 2017.-
At least one person died and 22 others were injured after being rammed by a speeding motorist in Times Square in the heart of New York City.
The incident, which was already dismissed by the authorities as a terrorist act, occurred a few minutes after the noon on Thursday. In his Twitter account, the New York Police Department reported: “This is an isolated incident.
The investigation continues in place. ” According to the first reports, the driver is a 26-year-old Bronx resident identified as Richard Rojas, who had a history of two previous DUI arrests.
Rojas, whose arrest was spread through social networks, drove a brown Honda Accord vehicle that wound up the crowd that circulated on the northwest corner of the corner of 45th Street and Broadway.
Apparently the young man was driving intoxicated, so the authorities subjected him to medical tests to determine his condition.
In the meanwhile, elements of emergency arrived to attend to the wounded and of the mortal victim is known that is a woman, whose body was on the pavement after the accident.