At a Protest in Seattle has captured a car in the night from Friday to Saturday, two of the participants and suffered life-threatening injuries. The 27-year-old driver had driven his white Jaguar on a on the occasion of the Demonstration of the closed Highway at high speed in a large protest group. He fled then, but was able to be a participant in a car and followed until the police arrived. The 27-Year-old has been located since the early hours of the morning in detention.
the motive of the driver is unclear. Official Authorities have not yet ruled out that the driver could have steered the car in the group. According to the first information of the police, the driver was under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The two women are, according to the statements of the spokeswoman of the Harborview Medical Center in critical condition.
The police had already blocked an hour before the accident, the affected section of road to the other side. According to news Agency AP, the police suspect that the driver should have a Blockade by driving. The seem to show also Videos in the social networks, some of which were widely used live. It shows how the white Jaguar with a high rate of speed coming toward cross-positioned cars, and then in the protest group, the according to the "cautions" and "car!" shouts. Pictures of the Tatfahrzeugs the broken windshield and a damaged cooler show.
"Can't guarantee your safety"
The road is blocked according to the police, due to the demonstrations already for 19 days. During the press conference, the police captain of the Washington State Patrol, Ron Mead, pointed out that the Highway "is simply not a safe place" for pedestrians. He hoped that the demonstration would cease to be a participant now with the "illegal behavior". "My hope is that the protesters rethink as a result of this tragedy, you need to be on this road. I can quite simply guarantee your safety,“ said Mead next.
The protest rally was part of the Black Lives Matter movement in America. In the past few weeks, dozens of participating in different "Protest zones" in Seattle arrested. In America, there are since the death of the Black George Floyd after a brutal police action protests, in which it always comes back to violent scenes, and in some cases even death in some cases.Updated Date: 04 July 2020, 18:19