With more and more violence and crimes on the rise, there simply seems to be no end to U.
S. protests. And if that wasn’t enough, Black Lives Matter protestors got a massive shock this weekend in Times Square.
What seemed like a fairly peaceful protest wasn’t actually what it turned out to be. And that’s because things soon turned into the ugliest event of them all. Moreover, you’d be shocked to learn how BLM protestors aren’t safe in New York City too.
Yes, the harrowing news of a car driving into massive protestors crowd in New York City is true. And for many, the nightmare still haunts them today. But what exactly happened and how did the events unfold?
Here are some harrowing details about the viral case and we’ve rounded it up for you.
Times Square turns into a horror episode
You may have seen crimes like these on the big screen but very rarely does something like this occur in real. A giant vehicle rammed into a peaceful protest in New York City’s famous spot, Times Square.
Meanwhile, the state’s police department confirmed the news. And now, they are trying their best to investigate how it all began.
Reports confirmed how there were no injuries so far. However, the investigations are still in their early phase. And for that reason, authorities can’t confirm anything as of yet.
BLM protests turn into an ugly affair
But what were crowds of demonstrators doing in Times Square in the first place? Well, it so happens that the protestors united for a single cause. And that cause revolved around a horrifying video of Daniel Prude’s death.
In the startling footage, viewers can clearly witness a Black man getting suffocated. He further gets restrained by the police of Rochester in New York. And in light of this gruesome incident, protestors gathered.
Driver and passenger of car unveiled
If you’re wondering who was actually driving and sitting in the vehicle that stormed New York City, well there’s no need to worry. Police identified the accused and revealed their identities too.
Not to many people’s surprise, one passenger is also accused of defacing a BLM street mural. Moreover, she went on to explain the details of the stranger incident. According to her, the car’s driver attempted to bring the passengers to safety. And that’s why it rammed through the crowd.
In a recent interview, she explained more interesting details. And that’s why several people aimed towards a counter-protest against the BLM supporters.
Protestors attack vehicle that slammed into the crowd on Times Square
Soon after striking the crowd full of people, the vehicle attempted to fly away swiftly. Unfortunately, things didn’t go as planned. And a storm of protestors started to chase them from behind. Soon enough, they attacked them.
The situation escalated pretty quick actually, You can clearly see the emotions in everyone’s eyes. The hurled verbal abuses and began harassing all of those inside it. They hit the car violently and also began taunting them too.
All of those inside claimed that they had no idea that their lives would be in so much jeopardy. They explained how ‘All lives matter.’ Moreover, they termed the incident as scary and called themselves conservatives. And that’s because they felt people attacked them for no reason.
So far, law enforcement agencies confirmed that they interviewed the driver too. And still, there are currently no charges in place. Furthermore, people believe that it’s still too early to say anything. They need to interview more people on both sides. Hence, only then can they decide upon a conclusion.
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