A tanker truck ran early Sunday evening local time, in the direction directly against a large group of protesters on a highway bridge in Minneapolis.
many of the demonstrators managed to jump aside, and no one is immediately hurt.
It writes CNN.
Tv pictures show tankbilen come running directly towards demonstrators, as when to jump to the side before the vehicle stops.
Then rushes protesters back against tankbilen and pulls the driver out, after which, according to witnesses provides him with the bank.
This writes the news agency Reuters.
When the police arrive to the site, will be the driver arrested and brought to the hospital.
- Very disturbing acts committed by a truck driver on Interstate Highway 35 West towards a group of peaceful protesters, writes the security authorities in the state of Minnesota, where Minneapolis is located, on Twitter.
the lorry driver was hurt and taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. He has been arrested.
- It does not seem that any of the demonstrators were hit by the truck.
It remains to be seen, why the lorry driver drove his vehicle directly at the demonstrators.
One of the protesters caught the scene on his mobile phone.
- today I was witness to sheer malice. Thousands and thousands of protesters marched peacefully to demand justice for George Floyd, when a tanker truck came pløjende directly toward the crowd, writes Zachary Donald on Twitter.
He adds that the protesters had permission to be on the motorvejsbroen, that precisely because of the peaceful protest were blocked for traffic.
- the Driver did not come accidentally to spin down the motorway. He did it intentionally and illegally, writes Zachary Donald.
Late Sunday evening local time, informs the authorities of the jail Hennepin County Jail, that the lorry driver has been charged with assault.
It writes CNN.
the Driver is identified as Bogdan Vechirko.