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Car mounts pavement and ploughs into New York crowd – casualties reported

AT least six people have been rushed to hospital after a car rammed into a New York crowd.


SMASH: Several people were injured in the crash

Authorities raced to a Brooklyn street after several people were seriously injured on Thursday night. 

Officers said a BMW lost control and drove onto a pavement and into a shop. 

The vehicle was equipped with hand controls for operation, according to police. 

No information about the driver or the injured pedestrians have yet been released. 

Meanwhile in the UK, two boys died and several people were injured following a three-vehicle crash on the A61 near Thirsk.

A black Ford Focus, a black Vauxhall Corsa and a green Volkswagen Bora were believed to be travelling from Thirsk to Busby Stoop when the smash took place around 9.25pm, on Wednesday.

"Two boys, believed to be 17 years old, sadly died at the scene," a statement from North Yorkshire Police said.

"A further five people and two children have been taken to hospital."