Speeding Vehicle Kills Pedestrians in NYC Times Square

Speeding Vehicle Kills Pedestrians in NYC Times Square

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One person is dead and 13 others were injured in a car crash in Times Square in New York City today, according to ABC news and multiple other news sources.

PHOTO: An injured man is helped on the sidewalk in Times Square after a speeding vehicle struck pedestrians on the sidewalk in New York City, May 18, 2017.
Mike Segar/Reuters An injured man is helped on the sidewalk in Times Square after a speeding vehicle struck pedestrians on the sidewalk in New York City, May 18, 2017.more +



A city official said it appears to be an accident.

The driver is in custody, according to a law enforcement source.

PHOTO: Emergency workers work at the scene after a vehicle struck numerous pedestrians in Times Square in New York, May 18, 2017.
Gary He/EPA Emergency workers work at the scene after a vehicle struck numerous pedestrians in Times Square in New York, May 18, 2017.



The FDNY said the collision took place at 45th Street and Broadway.

PHOTO: First responders work at the scene in Times Square where a car struck several pedestrian, May 18, 2017, in New York.
WABC First responders work at the scene in Times Square where a car struck several pedestrian, May 18, 2017, in New York.

The car appeared to catch fire after crashing. Emergency vehicles are at the scene.

PHOTO: An injured woman lays on the sidewalk in Times Square after a speeding vehicle struck pedestrians on the sidewalk inn New York City, May 18, 2017.
Mike Segar/Reuters An injured woman lays on the sidewalk in Times Square after a speeding vehicle struck pedestrians on the sidewalk inn New York City, May 18, 2017.more +



PHOTO: First responders are assisting injured pedestrians after a vehicle struck pedestrians on a sidewalk in Times Square in New York, May 18, 2017.
Jeremy Schultz/Reuters First responders are assisting injured pedestrians after a vehicle struck pedestrians on a sidewalk in Times Square in New York, May 18, 2017.more +



The conditions of those injured are unknown, ABC station WABC in New York said.

This story is developing. Please check back for more updates.

ABC News’ Aaron Katersky and Josh Margolin contributed to this report.




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