Mocobizscene-On New Year’s Eve, multiple people were injured in New York City when a suspect drove into civilians and officers, as reported by LLN NYC.
A car evading the police after a dispute with another person plowed into New Year’s Eve revelers and police officers in New York City overnight, causing injuries to at least nine people.
According to the New York City Fire Department, the incident took place near Madison Square Garden, specifically near West 34th Street and 9th Avenue.
The collision has been declared a mass casualty event by officials, and they have taken the suspect into custody. FBI and law enforcement agencies are preparing for potential threats during the New Year’s Eve celebration.
The incident took place close to the intersection of West 34th Street and 9th Avenue. (Michael Nagle/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
Revelers from the United States and around the world eagerly watched as the ball dropped to mark the arrival of the year 2024. The atmosphere was filled with excitement and joy as people celebrated and welcomed the new year with open arms. The sight of the ball dropping was described as beautiful, capturing the awe and wonder of this special moment. It was a time for reflection, hope, and the anticipation of new beginnings.
According to a police spokesperson, there was a dispute between a 44-year-old male suspect and another individual at West 33rd Street and 7th Avenue. The police promptly responded to the scene.
The officers made an attempt to intervene, but the suspect swiftly hopped into his black SUV and fled the scene, causing significant damage to multiple police vehicles in the process. Despite the chaos, the suspect managed to escape.
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