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4 killed, 15 hurt after car strikes pedestrians in Melbourne

7 months 6 hours 3 minutes ago Friday, January 20 2017 Jan 20, 2017 January 20, 2017 8:23 AM January 20, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ

SYDNEY - Police in Melbourne, Australia say a man deliberately drove into a street crowded with pedestrians, killing at least four people and injuring around 15 others.

Police say the man drove in erratic circles in the middle of a major intersection in downtown Melbourne today, and then turned onto a pedestrian-only road, deliberately colliding with pedestrians before continuing onto a sidewalk and hitting several other people.

Authorities say the man, who's in custody, has a history of mental health issues and drug abuse.

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