He was in custody, and it wasn't clear if he had an attorney yet who could comment on his behalf.
As of right now, the NYPD has stated that this is believed to be an isolated incident and not a terror attack, although it will of course remain under investigation. He is now being transported to a facility to be tested for drugs and alcohol.
Images on social media showed the vehicle with a smoking hood slightly overturned on a barrier at a sidewalk in Times Square.
Brooklyn resident Asa Lowe was standing outside the Levi's store enjoying the weather when he heard screaming.
Another witness told WABC a driver drove onto the sidewalk and drove over multiple people.
Police said one person was killed in the incident.
"The vehicle hit a barricade and stopped".
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Police say a 26-year-old man was in custody and was suspected of driving while intoxicated.
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The intensity of some of the scenes, the gore, and the gruesome attacks bring the series back to its roots and then some. Completely understandable, but not always the best thing for the story *points at Alien: Covenant* .
Firefighters said the accident took place at 45th Street and Broadway in Times Square at the start of the lunch hour.
A vehicle plowed into pedestrians at the busy tourist destination Times Square in NY today, killing one person and leaving 12 others injured, authorities said.
NYPD confirmed the victim who died on scene was an 18-year-old girl, and at least 22 others were injured.
President Donald Trump "has been made aware of the situation in Times Square and will continue to receive updates", his spokesman Sean Spicer said.
A law enforcement official says a vehicle that plowed into a crowd of pedestrians in Times Square killed one person and injured about 20 others.
Rojas initially tested negative for alcohol, but more detailed testing was being done to determine if he was high, according to two law enforcement officials who were not authorized to speak publicly and spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity. Vehicle plows into crowd in Times SquareThe official spoke on condition of anonymity because the investigation was ongoing.
NY police have said that the driver is suspected of having been driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Television images taken at the scene showed people being taken away on stretchers.
In 2010, Times Square was the target of an attempted auto bombing.