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Car Crash In Times Square Kills Teen and Injures 22 More

Car Crash In Times Square Kills Teen and Injures 22 More

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Alyssa Elsman

Alyssa Elsman

Just before noon this afternoon, 18-year-old  Alyssa Elsman a Michigan tourist,was killed and at least 22 people were injured when a speeding 2009 Honda Accord mowed down pedestrians in Times Square. Her 13-year-old sister has been taken to hospital.

Richard Rojas

Richard Rojas

The culprit was 26-year-old Richard Rojas of the Bronx. Rojas, has been arrested twice in the past for drunken driving stated  New York Police Commissioner James O’Neill. Before striking the car was “out of control.

Car cash, Times square
The woman on the sidewalk was hit and tossed before then car reached 44th st. The car speed up on it’s way to 45th street, where it was stopped after crashing into more people and the light post
Car cash, Times square
There is no indication it was an act of terrorism, said New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio who rushed to the scene. President Donald Trump, home at Trump Tower is one mile from the crash scene, is aware of the incident and will be updated, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer tweeted.
Car cash, Times square
all photo’s from twitter

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Suzanna, co-owns and publishes the newspaper Times Square Chronicles or T2C. At one point a working actress, she has performed in numerous productions in film, TV, cabaret and theatre. She has performed at The New Orleans Jazz festival, The United Nations and Carnegie Hall. Currently she has a screenplay in the works, which she developed with her mentor and friend the late Arthur Herzog. She was the Broadway Informer on the all access cable TV Show “The New Yorkers,” soon to be “The Tourist Channel.” email: suzanna@t2conline.com

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