Times Square crash: Intoxicated man kills 1, injures 22
A 26-year-old man who appeared intoxicated drove his car the wrong way up a Times Square Street Thursday.
Car plowed into pedestrians on the sidewalk, killing one and injuring about 20 others, authorities and witnesses said.
The vehicle leaned on a lamppost and steel barriers intended to block vehicles from getting onto the sidewalk.
Richard Rojas from the Bronx was taken into custody and was undergoing tests for alcohol, a law enforcement official told.
Police do not suspect a link to terrorism, but the bomb squad has responded as a precaution to check the vehicle.
The White House said President Donald Trump has been "made aware" of the situation in Times Square
The man has a history of driving while intoxicated, according to the law enforcement official, who spoke on condition of anonymity..