Jueves, 25 May, 2017

One Dead After Car Plows Into Times Square Crowd; Terrorism Not Suspected

A car rests on a security barrier in New York's Times Square after plowing through a crowd of pedestrians on Thursday A car rests on a security barrier in New York's Times Square after plowing through a crowd of pedestrians on Thursday. Associated Press Mary Altaffer
Montez Delgado | 20 May, 2017, 03:16

Brooklyn resident Asa (AY-suh) Lowe was standing outside the Levi's store enjoying the weather when he heard screaming around midday Thursday.

Neighborhood acquaintances in the Bronx said Rojas was a friendly man who had been having problems.

Rojas enlisted in the Navy in 2011 and was an electrician's mate fireman apprentice. The man has a history of driving while intoxicated, according to the law enforcement official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the investigation was ongoing.

"There is no indication that this was an act of terrorism", Mayor Bill de Blasio said. In 2012 he served aboart the U.S.S. Details were not immediately available.

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Victims had no time to react and scramble for safety in crowded Times Square, said Alpha Balde, a sightseeing-ticket seller.

Security camera video showed people being flung in bunches over the car's hood. "He didn't stop. He just kept going".

Bruno Carvalho, a student at SUNY Albany, said the vehicle approached quickly and passed him on the sidewalk. "I don't think there was actually time for screaming".

Planet Hollywood said Bradix "selflessly and heroically took action, helping to stop the fleeing suspect".

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White House press secretary Sean Spicer tweeted that Trump was briefed before NY authorities confirmed the death.

The apartment building where Rojas lives was cordoned off by police Thursday. He was in custody, and it wasn't clear if he had an attorney yet who could comment on his behalf.

He says the driver was "just mowing down people".

The sidewalks in many parts of Times Square are lined with metal posts created to prevent cars from getting onto the sidewalks and other public areas. There are many areas where vehicles could be driven onto packed sidewalks or public plazas.

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