NYC Driver Plows Into Times Square Morning Crowd, Killing 1, Injuring 22 and Charged With Murder

Yesterday morning at New York City’s Time Square, driver Richard Rojas drove a car into a couple dozen people, killing one, and injured 22 others.

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People attend to an injured pedestrian a moment after a car plunged into them in Times Square in New York on May 18, 2017. A car plowed into a crowd of pedestrians in New York’s bustling Times Square, leaving one person dead and at least 19 others injured in what officials said was an accident (Photo: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Rojas, who has a criminal record, emerged from the vehicle after the incident, limping, violent towards those nearby, and told police he wanted them to shoot him.

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People and a police officer attend to an injured person moments after a car plunged into them in Times Square in New York on May 18, 2017. A car plowed into a crowd of pedestrians in New York’s bustling Times Square, leaving one person dead and at least 12 other injured in what officials said was an accident (Photo: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

 

Rojas was charged with 1 count of murder, 20 counts of attempted murder, and tested positive for PCP, as reported by TMZ.

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People attend an injured woman after a car plunged into her in Times Square in New York on May 18, 2017. A car plowed into a crowd of pedestrians in New York’s bustling Times Square, leaving one person dead and at least 12 other injured in what officials said was an accident (Photo: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

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