No less than six individuals lifeless, and 9 injured, after a van drove down a motorbike path in decrease Manhattan, officials told the Associated Press.
The motive force of the van emerged “screaming,” and was subsequently shot and brought into custody by cops on the scene, stated to be on the West Aspect Freeway bike path on West Road just a few blocks north of Chambers Road close to the World Commerce Heart.
In response to the AP, the driving force was carrying two “imitation weapons”; witnesses, in the meantime, reported listening to a number of photographs fired, although it wasn’t instantly clear whether or not these had been photographs fired by police or the suspect.
Experiences from the scene had been grim. From the AP:
A person who was driving in an Uber alongside the West Aspect Freeway close to the World Commerce Heart says he noticed a number of bleeding individuals on the bottom after a truck struck a number of individuals.
A witness says the truck had additionally collided with a small bus and one different car.[…]
An Related Press photographer on the scene Tuesday witnessed a minimum of two our bodies mendacity immobile on the trail beneath tarps.
The New York Each day Information has some extra:
Eyewitness Eugene Duff, 44, stated he noticed the white Dwelling Depot truck run down a pair of CitiBike riders as the driving force sped alongside the busy path off the Hudson River.
There have been seen tire tracks on the our bodies of the 2 victims because the truck continued to carve a path of carnage by the neighborhood, he stated.
We’ll replace this put up as extra particulars emerge.