In Melbourne the car ran over pedestrians, three dead

In the centre of the Australian city of Melbourne on Friday afternoon, January 20, a man driving a car deliberately ran over pedestrians. The incident killed three and injured at least 20 people. Police said that the incident that occurred in the second largest city in Australia, is not related to terrorism, writes

On the leaked videos from the event can be seen the maroon car driving around in circles at an intersection in the Central business district of the city, according to Reuters. The driver’s arm hung out the car window. Two men approached the car, apparently trying to stop him.

«He’s half out of the car… He was so reckless… He just didn’t care,» — said one of the witnesses of the incident to a local TV station.

Then the car drove into the pedestrian area, intentionally slicing through a crowd of people. On one of the videos from the event people run into the convenience store to hide from the machine.

As reported in the Twitter of Victoria police, after the incident, the driver of the vehicle was arrested. At the same time, the police claim that the incident was not a terrorist.

We will remind, in 2015, in Graz, Austria 26-year-old driver at high speed drove into a pedestrian area. The speed of the car reached 100 km per hour. It was reported three dead and 34 injured pedestrians.

In Melbourne the car ran over pedestrians, three dead 20.01.2017

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