‘Multiple injuries’ as car drives into crowd at Virginia rally
A vehicle plowed into a crowd of people at a rally in the US state of Virginia today.
Violence erupted between white nationalist demonstrators and counter-protesters, witnesses said.
“Charlottesville Police and Virginia State Police are on the scene of a three-vehicle accident,” said the Charlottesville Police Department in a statement.
“Multiple injuries are reported.”
The incident occurred as hundreds had descended on the normally tranquil city of Charlottesville either to take part in or voice condemnation for a far-right rally that quickly erupted in violence, reports RTE News
A state of emergency had been declared earlier as violent clashes broke out in Charlottesville.
More to follow….