Photos recently emerged that were taken just after allegedly drunk driver Richard Rojas, 26, jumped out of the Honda sedan he used to plow into people on a sidewalk in New York City’s Times Square. His face twisted and contorted, witness are saying he looked “absolutely insane”.
Everyone in the photos have horrified expressions, not just because of the carnage the man left on the street, including a dead 18-year-old woman, but by the crazed look on his face just afterwards.
— Paul Squire (@pauljsquire) May 18, 2017
NYPD officers, along with civilians, went after Rojas and apprehended him with handcuffs.
According to police, Rojas admitted that he had smoked marijuana Thursday morning before he driving the wrong way on 7th Ave for a few blocks. He then swerved onto the sidewalk at 42nd street, accelerating through the crowd of people for 3 blocks.
Reports say that Rojas has already been arrested twice for drunk driving: in 2008 and in 2013. Earlier this year he was arrested for “menacing”.
In addition to the woman who died, at least 22 others were injured in the drunken rampage.
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