Toronto-Van entered a crowd of people – treading all in front of…
Chaotic scene on Yonge St. Paramedics treating people everywhere. Some have been pronounced dead on scene. pic.twitter.com/u2RL4BhgQs
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Van -slammed people: ‘He was saying everything that was on his way’
At 13:30 local time, the van climbed onto the sidewalk and ‘slaughtered’ the pedestrians who were walking on it. According to the first information, between eight and ten people were injuredA white van driver ran into people in Toronto, reports cbc.ca.
At 13.30 local time in Yonge Street, near Finch Avenue, he climbed onto the sidewalk and ‘kissed’ the pedestrians who walked on it. After hitting the pedestrians, the van quickly left the scene but was soon arrested, reports AP.
Arrest of alleged white van driver in Toronto incident. Yonge and Finch. One eye witness says the driver appeared to be Middle Eastern. #Canada
Police are asking citizens not to approach the scene.
“We got a signal that the white van had climbed the sidewalk and drove south along the Yonge Street south of the Finch avenue, hit eight to ten people, the numbers were not confirmed yet,” said Gary Long, a spokesman for the Toronto police for Canadian Global News.
According to the first information, between eight and ten people were injured. The severity of injury is unknown now. On the spot sighted nurses in an ambulance enter an orange bag where, in all likelihood, a dead body is found.
According to local media, at least four people do not show signs of life.
Witness: We heard a loud blow and a screaming person
“We heard a loud blow and a screaming person,” said Mark Eyewitness, Toronto City News, adding that he was on the road a man who was hit by a van.
“From there, another couple was lying on the sidewalk,” Mark described the scene as an incident.
The other witness said that the driver was driving everything that was on his way – people, hydrants, mailboxes …
“I’ve seen that at least six or seven people were flying in the air, as if he had killed them immediately,” another witness told City News Toronto.
The prime minister has been listed
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau immediately spoke about the incident in Toronto: “We just learned about the situation in Toronto, we are sympathetic to all those who have been affected by this event in any way. In the coming hours we will get more information, so we can tell you more” .
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