The number of victims of collisions in Manhattan rose to eight. Six people died on the spot death of two doctors stated in the hospital. 11 people were hospitalized with serious injuries, but the condition of all injured is stable. Among the injured two children.
The police confirmed that jumped out of the truck driver, a man of middle Eastern appearance about thirty years old, shouted «Allahu Akbar».
Earlier it was reported that the incident is a terrorist attack. The investigation took on the FBI.
We will remind, incident has occurred near the world trade center in new York. The truck left not in the bike lane, knocking several cyclists and pedestrians, then crashed into a yellow school bus. As a result of hitting at least 8 people were killed and at least 11 were injured.
Police opened fire on the driver who received a gunshot wound to the abdomen and was hospitalized.
On the scene are the mayor of new York and the Governor of the state of new York.