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Times Square crash: One dead and 10 injured as car mows down pedestrians in New York

At least one person has died and 10 others are injured after a speeding vehicle struck pedestrians on a sidewalk in New York City’s Times Square on Thursday, according to an announcement at nearby Reuters news agency headquarters.

Via: telegraph.co.uk

The New York Police Department closed off the area, while

A Reuters witness said at least 10 people were being treated for injuries on the ground after the collision at the Midtown Manhattan tourist site.

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Times Square just went nuts. People screaming and running, the place is swarming with emergency vehicles and cops. People injured. WTF

Vehicle just drove on sidewalk Times Square on 7th between 42nd/43rd, People down. Police on scene. Buildings in lock down, including ours

More to follow.

Suspect pictured as he is taken away by police

This mobile phone photo appears to show the suspect as he is led away from the car, a red Honda sedan, by New York police.

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Still shot of suspect arrested in Times Square incident.

Scenes of chaos in Times Square

New York police is yet to issue a statement as to whether this was a car accident or a deliberate attack.

Photographs of Times Square show chaotic scenes, with a large police presence on site.

Video footage shows injured at scene

This grainy mobile phone footage shows a man being treated for injuries after the incident.

It is yet to be confirmed whether this was a terror attack, but one eyewitness has said that the care appeared to strike pedestrians intentionally.

Vehicle was a red sedan – police

Police in New York have told Reuters that the suspect was driving a red sedan and that he has been “removed” from the scene.

Attack “seemed intentional”

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What’s happening in Times Square?? This car was in the sidewalk and people are on the streets

An eyewitness told Reuters that the driver appeared to drive into pedestrians on purpose.

 

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