A man suspected of driving his car into a huge crowd at New York City’s Times Squares was arrested by police today at 12:30pm local time. As of now 13 people have been injured. One person is reported dead.
It is being reported that the driver has a history of DUI. In the video below you can see the man be arrested. At the same time, the NYPD is sending in the bomb squad.
This is a developing story. The New York Police Department have closed off the area. There are pictures below.
Arrest made in Times Square car crash pic.twitter.com/ByrGXzRwQg
— Brendan Clancy (@BrendanClancy) May 18, 2017
MORE: Driver being taken into custody in Times Square NYC after striking pedestrians pic.twitter.com/Oi3F4nMTNm
— CBS Evening News (@CBSEveningNews) May 18, 2017
— CBS News (@CBSNews) May 18, 2017
Vehicle just drove on sidewalk Times Square on 7th between 42nd/43rd, People down. Police on scene. Buildings in lock down, including ours
— David Shuster (@DavidShuster) May 18, 2017
WNBC camera shows emergency vehicles in Times Square after reports of a car running over pedestrians pic.twitter.com/DAxVIURp3H
— Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) May 18, 2017
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BREAKING: CAR MOWS DOWN PEOPLE IN NY TIMES SQAURE