One killed and two injured after man drives into group of Minneapolis protesters (VIDEOS)

A woman was killed and two others injured on Sunday, after a driver ploughed his car into a group of people protesting the police shooting of a black man, Winston Smith, in Minneapolis.

After videos following the incident were published on social media, Minneapolis Police confirmed on Monday that a vehicle had collided with protesters at 11:39pm on Sunday evening.

An unnamed woman was taken to hospital after the collision but later pronounced dead, while two others were also taken to hospital, suffering “non-life-threatening injuries.”

The suspect, whose name has also not yet been released, was arrested and hospitalized himself, having been assaulted by protesters in the aftermath.

Minneapolis Police told Newsweek magazine that a preliminary investigation indicated that the use of drugs or alcohol may have been a contributing factor in the crash.

Videos on social media showed the suspect, being assaulted by protesters, his head bloodied, before police arrived to arrest him.

Demonstrations have been held across Minneapolis since June 3, after Winston Smith, a 32-year-old black man wanted for the illegal possession of a firearm, was shot and killed by police after he allegedly produced a handgun as officers tried to arrest him.

Also on
Rioters are shown inside a Minneapolis police station after setting fire to its entrance in May 2020.
Minneapolis rioter FORGETS NAME of man on whose behalf he's rioting... Once reminded, he declares on camera, 'REMEMBER THAT NAME'

Think your friends would be interested? Share this story!




Popular this Week

Gov. Brown: Climate change impacts wildfire battle

Washington says Beijing was behind Microsoft Exchange ransomware attack – media

Covid-19 vaccine mandate not ‘coercion,’ federal judge rules in Indiana University case

No need to worry about a federal vaccine mandate, Fauci says… local entities will likely do the job of forcing Covid-19 jabs

8 months in prison for man who took selfie with 'Qanon Shaman' in first Capitol riot felony sentence