A car has ploughed into pedestrians in New York's Times Square.

According to early reports there are multiple casualties. The FDNY have said there are 13 injured; however, other sources have reported more than 20.

There are also reports of one death.

The maroon car was reported to have been driving the wrong way before it mounted the kerb and careened onto the crowded pavement. It came to rest on two wheels, wedged between a pole and barriers. It's not yet known what caused the crash.

The NYPD told CBS news the crash does not appear to be terrorism-related. The 26-year-old driver has been arrested and has a 'history of arrests for impaired driving', the news outlet reported.

A spokesperson from the NYPD said: "We don't have details as of yet. It looks more like an out of control vehicle - a vehicle that lost control than anything else at this point."

Asked if it was terror-related he added: "This is very preliminary. We don't have any details yet but on the information that we've got so far it looks more like an out of control vehicle at this time."

Source: CBS

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Claire Reid

Claire Reid is a journalist at LADbible. Claire graduated from Liverpool John Moores University with a BA in journalism. She’s previously worked at Trinity Mirror. Since joining LADbible, Claire has worked on pieces for the UOKM8? mental health campaign, the Yemen crisis, life in the Calais Jungle as well as a profile of a man who is turning himself into a cyborg.

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