Video from witnesses show aftermath of deadly pedestrian crash in Times Square

Friday, May 19, 2017 03:46PM
Video from witnesses after crash in Times Square.

TIMES SQUARE, Manhattan - Dramatic video shows an eerily empty Times Square after a speeding driver plowed into pedestrians and crashed into a pole causing the car to catch fire.

**Watch the video in the player above**

Police took the driver, 26-year-old Richard Rojas from the Bronx into custody. Initial tests have come back negative for alcohol but positive for drugs.

Click here for photos from the scene.

One person was killed and 22 others were hurt.

The crash happened near 44th Street and Seventh Avenue, at the heart of Times Square near Broadway just before noon on Thursday.
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