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Car intentionally plows into group of people protesting white supremacists, eyewitnesses say

Original story at thinkprogress.org• 13 mentions • 2 months ago

Witnesses told ThinkProgress that they saw a grey sedan speed through the streets of downtown Charlottesville, VA, striking two other vehicles before backing up and injuring at least six protesters on Saturday. Tensions were high in the streets surrounding a park where earlier in the day, a rally planned by white supremacists was deemed unlawful and forcibly dispersed by police. ThinkProgress reporters Joshua Eaton and Alan Pyke said that according to witnesses, the grey sedan “rammed” into another car and a van before backing up and speeding away. One volunteer street medic told Eaton that that about 15 people were ...