Car plows into Times Square crowd; 1 dead, about 20 hurt

Car plows into Times Square crowd; 1 dead, about 20 hurt

NEW YORK (AP) - A law enforcement official says a car that plowed into a crowd of pedestrians in Times Square killed one person and injured about 20 others.
    
The official told The Associated Press that the driver was taken into custody after the Thursday lunchtime crash and is being tested for alcohol.
    
The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the investigation was ongoing.
    
Police do not suspect a link to terrorism.
    
Television images taken at the scene showed people being taken away on stretchers.
    
The car came to rest with two of its wheels in the air, leaning on a lamppost and steel barriers intended to block vehicles from getting onto the sidewalk.

(Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

5/18/2017 11:41:06 AM (GMT -5:00)

  • Top StoriesMore>>

  • Severe thunderstorm watch west of Lubbock until 9p

    Severe thunderstorm watch west of Lubbock until 9p

    A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect through this evening for the western South Plains. Get the latest details here in the FOX34 Weather Blog.

    A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect through this evening for the western South Plains. Get the latest details here in the FOX34 Weather Blog.

  • Angie's List Tip: Deck dos and don'ts

    Angie's List Tip: Deck dos and don'ts

    May is National Deck Safety Month, so do your family a favor and get yours in shape for summer. That means a good safety check as well as basic maintenance.  Most wood decks are made of pressure-treated pine or red cedar. Make it a seasonal habit to check for weak spots, signs of wood rot and instability in posts and framework. Don’t let the surface suffer, either. “You should reseal your deck every two to three years with either a clear or semi-transparent stain...

    May is National Deck Safety Month, so do your family a favor and get yours in shape for summer. That means a good safety check as well as basic maintenance.  Most wood decks are made of pressure-treated pine or red cedar. Make it a seasonal habit to check for weak spots, signs of wood rot and instability in posts and framework. Don’t let the surface suffer, either. “You should reseal your deck every two to three years with either a clear or semi-transparent stain...

  • Eppler: Studio wants to win "Alien" fans back with "Covenant"

    Eppler: Studio wants to win "Alien" fans back with "Covenant"

    The follow-up to "Prometheus" and prequel to "Alien" fixes fan concerns about the previous movie. FOX34's James Eppler has the review.

    The follow-up to "Prometheus" and prequel to "Alien" fixes fan concerns about the previous movie. FOX34's James Eppler has the review.

Powered by Frankly