The FBI is now investigating a deadly truck accident in lower Manhattan as an “act of terror,” NBC New York reports.
At least six people were killed Tuesday when a truck drove the wrong way down the West Side Highway bike path, ramming into pedestrians and cyclists. CNN reports the suspect shouted “Allah Akhbar” as he drove into the crowd.
#BREAKING #UPDATE 6 dead, 15 injured after rental truck drives down 10 blocks in Lower Manhattan and mows people do… https://t.co/uGFhopneix— Paul Mueller (@Paul Mueller)1509482972.0
BREAKING: Police now consider Lower Manhattan truck strike "deliberate and a possible act of terrorism."— Eyewitness News (@Eyewitness News)1509482783.0