New York: the court charged the driver drove into the crowd


Fri, 19 May 2017


The driver of that car drove into a crowd in the center of new York, charged with murder and another two dozen points.

The driver, who on Thursday entered the crowd on the car in the center of new York, charged with murder and another two dozen points. This was reported on Friday the Central American TV channel CNN.

“The man in the history of which there have been cases of drink-driving, was charged with murder after police said he sent on a high speed car on the crowded sidewalks of the square times square in Manhattan, resulting in one person was killed and 22 were wounded”, – stated in the message.

The incident occurred on Thursday when the driver carried out a turn on the road and sent the car on a crowded sidewalk, where it knocked down dozens of pedestrians on three defensive blocks.

It is reported that under the wheels and killed 18-year-old girl who came to new York from Michigan . Four of the injured are in critical condition, two of the doctors received serious injuries. Among the victims there are children.

The driver was arrested on the spot. It was the 26-year-old Richard Rojas, of the Bronx. The test confirmed a positive reaction for the presence in his blood of the drugs PCP (PCP). He told police that he heard voices that ordered him to do it.

Previously, Rojas was suffering from psychological problems and was twice arrested for drunken driving in 2008 and 2015. In addition, in 2013, when he was in the Navy, he also pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated. A military court then sentenced him to three months imprisonment.

Now Rojas is charged with murder and attempted aggravated murder and dozens of counts.

The NYPD has already stated that it sees no signs of a terrorist act and are investigating the incident as a traffic accident in Central new York.

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