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FLINT (WJRT) – (10/02/18) – A truck plowed into a crowd of protesters, including the Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Flint mayor, outside a Flint restaurant.
It happened Tuesday just after 7 a.m. near McDonald’s at Dort Highway and Lippincott Boulevard.
The article goes on to state the following:
The Michigan State Police says nine people were transported to Hurley Medical Center for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Police say they all were awake and talking in the ambulances.
ABC12 photographer Tony Zyber, who was on scene when the crash happened, said the march turned into pandemonium afterward.
Flint Mayor Karen Weaver issued a statement Tuesday morning calling it an accident. She indicated some of the protesters were crossing a street when they were hit.
I was in Flint for the rally this morning and am incredibly sad that so many people were hurt. https://t.co/4gtoYMP7NO
— Gretchen Whitmer (@gretchenwhitmer) October 2, 2018
— scarmody (@scarmody) October 2, 2018
A truck plowed into a crowd of protesters outside a Flint, Mich. restaurant where the group was calling for the right to form unions. https://t.co/lNmhsCC7id
— WEAU 13 News (@WEAU13News) October 2, 2018
A pickup truck collided with a group of protesters calling for the right to form unions in Flint, Michigan, injuring several people this morning.
Michigan Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer was among those participating in the protest. https://t.co/kZjYi6yhEs
— WNDU (@WNDU) October 2, 2018
Police chief in Flint, Michigan, says eight hospitalized after pickup collides with group of protesters calling for the right to form unions, chief doesn’t believe driver intentionally hit them. https://t.co/aYfbQkeFuh
— AP Central U.S. (@APCentralRegion) October 2, 2018
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