1 killed, 6 injured as car plows into NYC pedestrians

1 killed, 6 injured as car plows into NYC pedestrians
A New York Police Department patrol vehicle is seen on patrol in NYC in this file photo. Police say a driver trying to parallel park on a New York City street lost control of his minivan and struck several pedestrians. (Reuters)
Updated 27 November 2018

1 killed, 6 injured as car plows into NYC pedestrians

1 killed, 6 injured as car plows into NYC pedestrians

NEW YORK: Police say a driver trying to parallel park on a New York City street lost control of his minivan and struck several pedestrians, killing one person and injuring six others.
It happened shortly before 7 p.m. Monday in Manhattan’s Chinatown.
Police say the injured pedestrians were hospitalized, including one in critical condition.
Video shows a dark-colored minivan speeding down a street in reverse before striking the curb.
Police say the driver is in his 70s and remained at the scene.
It’s not clear what caused the driver to lose control.