Several people hit by vehicle near New York City’s Penn Station
A number of people were reportedly struck by a van outside of New York’s Penn Station during Friday rush hour.
The driver is at the scene at approximately 7th Ave and 33rd street by Madison Square Garden. Initial reports say that multiple women were struck by vehicle.
Raw Story will update this story as more becomes available. Thus far, the NYPD has not released a statement but many captured the aftermath via photos they’ve uploaded to Twitter.
The NYPD is now saying that the incident was an accident and not terrorism related.
PHOTO: NYPD believes that this van went through a red Light and struck pedestrians at 31 and 7 ave. pic.twitter.com/S2paiZFA88
— News This Second (@NewsThisSecond) September 29, 2017
⚠️ URGENT: Atropellament múltiple a Penn Station, Nova York. Gran operació policial. pic.twitter.com/QUve02krEY
— CENSURAT a Catalunya (@MNAnoticies) September 29, 2017
— Jennifer Feldman (@jenniferfeldman) September 29, 2017
— Ashley (@BamaBelle6969) September 29, 2017
— _Marion_ (@mtande) September 29, 2017
— Stephanie Ann (@StephDorazio) September 29, 2017
— JT Simon (@TheJTSimon) September 29, 2017
I was just in front of Penn station while they were resuscitating people in the street and to all the kids snapchatting it plz rot in hell
— ҡelly (@kelly_salerno) September 29, 2017
So disappointed to see people run over in front of Penn Station. Pray for the victims. pic.twitter.com/CV0LaDn7xm
— Timothy Garrett (@tgarrett10) September 29, 2017