An accident involving a van occurred in New York. The truck driver rammed a crowd of people, knocking down several pedestrians, and fled the scene of the accident. After some time, the police detained the brawler, according to the Daily Star.
According to media reports, emergency services were raised in connection with the state of emergency. It is noted that the incident with the van occurred simultaneously with the start of the death penalty proceedings against the extremist Saifullo Saipov.
In 2017, the latter also crashed into people on a truck. Then eight people died.