Witness describes chaotic scene after driver kills 7 in NYC
(NEW YORK) — A man who witnessed the deadly crash on New York City’s West Side Highway said he is “traumatized” from what he saw.
“Everybody was running,” the witness, named Eugene, told ABC New York station WABC. “Everything was happening so fast.”
The truck hit multiple people on the bike path on the West Side Highway before it crashed into a school bus at Chambers and West Streets, near Stuyvesant High School, Eugene said. He described one of the victim’s bodies as “mangled.” At least seven people are dead, officials said.
Eugene said he saw the truck’s driver hit several people, before crashing into a few cars. The driver got out of the vehicle and opened fire, Eugene recounted.
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