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A US Navy veteran, Richard Rojas (26), from the Bronx drove his car on the sidewalk at around 11:55 am, killing one young woman and injuring 22 other people. The car came to a halt after colliding with a metal pole.
Although the police confirmed that it was not a case of terrorism, many people feared that the incident seemed similar to the deadly terror car attack in London, Berlin and France. Police have stepped up patrols in the area in recent years after a car bomb was planted in 2010. However, as a precaution, anti-terror units of NYPD reinforced key locations in the city.
Richard has been arrested, and will be tested for drugs and alcolhol. He has already been arrested for driving under influence in 2008 and 2015, and detained earlier this month for menacing.
Please pray for the woman who lost her life, and speedy recovery of the injured.