At least one dead after car slams into Times Square

At least one dead after car slams into Times Square

NEW YORK, NY (WMC) - At least one person died in Times Square in New York City on Thursday afternoon after a car crashed into a group of people on the street, according to NBC New York.

Fire officials said they got a call shortly before noon about an accident at 43rd Street and Seventh Avenue.

Pictures on social media show the car slammed into a pole on the sidewalk with major damage.

The incident is being investigated as a DUI situation, and is not linked to terrorism.

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