Melbourne, Australia – Police arrested a man after he struck over 20 pedestrians with his car, killing at least three of them. Witnesses stated the man was driving erratically on the sidewalk as he drove into the crowd. The identity of the driver has not been released by police yet. During a press conference (see the video below), the Victoria Police stated they do not believe this was an act of terrorism but the man did drive into the crowd deliberately. More to follow.
Just in happening in Melbourne @BenedictBrook @newscomauHQ pic.twitter.com/3jfv9Y5KQ3
— Campbell Clarkson (@clarksca) January 20, 2017
Police confirm one person is dead, have arrested a man. Roads remain closed @SBSNews pic.twitter.com/rbVmXkra77
— Sarah Abo (@_SarahAbo) January 20, 2017
UPDATE: Paramedics are treating 20 people hurt after being hit by rogue driver in the city.. Several are seriously hurt. #7NewsMelb
— Kristy Mayr (@KristyMayr7) January 20, 2017
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