— Yannis Koutsomitis (@YanniKouts) December 21, 2017
Australian authorities have arrested the driver behind the wheel of a white SUV. At least a dozen victims were taken to the hospital, including a preschool aged girl who is in serious condition. It has yet been confirmed whether or not this was a terrorist attack.
Reports have ranged between 15-19 people were hit.
— Bloomberg (@business) December 21, 2017
— The Jerusalem Post (@Jerusalem_Post) December 21, 2017
— BNO News (@BNONews) December 21, 2017
— Daily Mail Australia (@DailyMailAU) December 21, 2017
JUST IN: Video shows authorities responding to the scene moments after a vehicle slammed into pedestrians in Melbourne, Australia, injuring at least 13. https://t.co/zLPvR8wFAw pic.twitter.com/AvCypdbDMY
— ABC News (@ABC) December 21, 2017
A second man has reportedly been arrested.
UPDATE: Reports that the driver of the vehicle that ploughed into pedestrians outside Melbourne’s Flinders St Station, and a second man, have now been arrested. MORE: https://t.co/7hWF4Fncpc pic.twitter.com/ZbUABTC8Gb
— news.com.au (@newscomauHQ) December 21, 2017
#BREAKING Two men have been arrested after more than a dozen people were injured when a car ran into pedestrians outside #Melbourne‘s Flinders Street train station (via @abcnews) pic.twitter.com/VSwMMmE3Qm
— Global Times (@globaltimesnews) December 21, 2017
UPDATE (3:14AM): Police are now calling this a “deliberate act.”
— BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) December 21, 2017
We will update as the story develops.
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