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One Dead and 22 Injured as Car Rams Into Pedestrians in Times Square - New York Times

Suddenly, there was a car where no car should be: plowing through the sidewalk crowds that had swelled in Times Square on a spectacular sun-filled day. And it was moving fast. By the time it rammed into a bollard, an 18-year-old woman was dead, 22 ...and more »

Wrong-way Times Square car crash kills one, injures 22; drug-addled Navy veteran with DWI history arrested - New York Daily News

With voices in his head and drugs in his system, a deranged motorist drove his car onto a crowded Times Square sidewalk and mowed down 23 pedestrians — including an 18-year-old Michigan woman who died in front of her little sister. Richard Rojas ...and more »

Crazed Times Square driver says he set out to 'kill them all' after plowing through 21 pedestrians - New York Daily News

The maniacal Times Square motorist drove to Midtown with a single, sinister goal — kill as many people as possible, prosecutors said Friday. Richard Rojas, 26, declared that he wanted to “kill them all” after mowing down pedestrians on the packed ...and more »

1 killed, at least 20 injured when car plows into Times Square crowd -

(MEREDITH/AP) -- One person has been killed and multiple others injured when a car speeding the wrong way up a Times Square street at lunchtime Thursday plowed into a crowd of pedestrians. A law enforcement official told the Associated Press that ...and more »

Why More People Didn't Get Hurt in Times Square - CityLab

Pedestrian injuries in New York City's most crowded space have plummeted since a recent redesign. But the real fix is to ban cars entirely. Share; Tweet. LinkedIn; Email; Print. Twenty-two people were injured and one person was killed when a driver ...and more »

Witnesses stunned, scared by deadly Times Square car crash - New York Daily News

“I was really scared and beside myself,” said witness Annie Donahey, 24. “I stood in the doorway until I felt it was safe to move.” The New York University grad recalled grabbing a cup of coffee and walking along Seventh Avenue when Richard Rojas ...and more »

Times Square driver emotionally disturbed, victim remembered as "bright, thoughtful" - KTVQ Billings News

Richard Rojas of New York escorted out of a NYPD precint on Thu., May 18, 2017. He's accused of plowing through pedestrians in a crowded Times Square, killing one person. CBS NEW YORK. Alyssa Elsman, 18, died after a man plowed through pedestrians with ...and more »

UPDATES: One Dead, Multiple Injured After Times Square Driver Plows Through Pedestrians - Gothamist

Multiple people were injured after a driver drove onto the sidewalk in Times Square today. The FDNY has confirmed that at least one person, an 18-year-old woman, was killed and 22 other people were injured in the incident, which happened around noon ...and more »

Before Driver's Times Square Crash, a Descent Into Paranoia and Harassment - New York Times

Richard Rojas did not speak much about his three years in a Navy uniform, but when he returned to the Bronx from a naval base in Jacksonville, Fla., in 2014, he was a different man. His mind was clouded with conspiracy theories. His dreams of opening ...and more »

City Councilman Wants More Sidewalk Bollards Like The Ones That Stopped Driver's Times Square Rampage - Gothamist

Nearly 24 hours after Richard Rojas allegedly used his car as a murder weapon in Times Square, killing one pedestrian and injuring 22 others, City Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez stood a few steps from where Rojas's Honda Accord came to rest, lodged on top ...and more »