One killed, several injured as car hits pedestrians in Times Square

| Updated: May 19, 2017 05:01 IST

New York [U.S.A], May 18 (ANI): At least one person was killed and several others injured after a speeding car struck pedestrians in New York's Times Square on Thursday. The driver was in an inebriated state, the New York Times quoted a law enforcement official as saying. The driver is a history-sheeter. The police has taken the driver into custody. Meanwhile, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said that President Donald Trump has been apprised of the incident. ".@POTUS has been made aware of the situation in Times Square and will continue to receive updates," Spicer tweeted. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">.<a href="https://twitter.com/POTUS">@POTUS</a> has been made aware of the situation in Times Square and will continue to receive updates</p>&mdash; Sean Spicer (@PressSec) <a href="https://twitter.com/PressSec/status/865243078856241152">May 18, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>.(ANI)
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