BREAKING: At least 1 dead after car plows into pedestrians at New York’s Times Square
New York City Police have declared a “mass casualty incident” after a speeding car drove onto the sidewalk in Times Square and injured at least 10 people and killed one.
Seven people were loaded onto stretchers, while one person has died, a witness told Reuters.
Photos from the scene show dark red vehicle tilted to its side against a barrier, surrounded by firefighters. Another video shows a man being led away by NYPD officers.
An injured pedestrian told Reuters that the driver’s actions appeared “intentional.” According to a witness, the vehicle drove against traffic and into the sidewalk, where it struck pedestrians.
Police have cordoned off the intersection of 45th Street and Broadway, as they investigate the incident.