Folks, its come to America.
What’s happening in Times Square?? This car was in the sidewalk and people are on the streets pic.twitter.com/PsepRtfrAr
— gb (@gb__) May 18, 2017
A speeding vehicle has driven into a crowd of pedestrians in New York City’s Times Square.
A number of people are thought to be injured and receiving treatment at the scene.
Images from the scene show the car on its side, resting against a lamp post, with firefighters standing nearby.
Reuters reported that at least 10 people are being treated for injuries on the ground after the incident in the world famous tourist area in Manhattan.
The New York Police Department has closed off the area.
— Juan Soto (@jsoto22) May 18, 2017
Eyewitnesses have claimed the car mounted the pavement and collided with a number of pedestrians.
A number of witnesses have spoken out about the incident on Twitter.
One person said: ‘Times Square just went nuts. People screaming and running, the place is swarming with emergency vehicles and cops. People injured. WTF.’