A 70 -year-old driver attempting to parallel park on Monday in New York City lost restrict of his minivan and impressed several pedestrians next to a fruit stand, killing one and injuring six others, including 2 critically.
The incident happened shortly before 7 p. m. Monday in Manhattan’s Chinatown.
“It seemed like a big boom. Beings were screaming, ” a male who runs a parking lots across the street from the crash told The New York Post . “I find people under the car, a lot of blood.”
Police say the driver, who remained at the stage, was apprehended on indicts of failure to yield to a pedestrian and failure to usage due upkeep. Video establishes a dark-colored minivan rapidity down a street in reverse before stumbling the curb.
“Terrible car crash, ” Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted. “A full NYPD investigation is underway. We cannot accept loss of human lives on our streets as inevitable.”
The Associated Press contributed to this report