Multiple pedestrians were reportedly hit by a car in Times Square Thursday around noon. Photo: @gb__
One person has died after a car struck several pedestrians in Times Square just before noon on Thursday.
Some 12 people were injured in the accident, CBS2 reported. At least one died, according to Reuters.
The cause of the accident is unknown.
On social media, witnesses reported that the car had driven onto the sidewalk and struck random passersby before crashing against a pole.
The extent of their injuries is currently unknown.
Police say that the motive is not terror, but instead possibly DWI. The driver is a 26-year-old man from the Bronx with at least two prior DWIs. He has been taken into custody.
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