New York Metropolis police investigators are on the hunt for the motive force of a black SUV that mowed down peaceable protesters at a peaceable Black Lives Matter bike experience on Saturday (Oct. 3).
The Black Lives Matter “Justice Trip” was heading south on Fifth Avenue at 7:17 p.m. when the motive force plowed into the group at twenty fifth Avenue, the New York Post experiences.
Riders shrieked in horror as they tried to flee from the motive force, who drove honking into the procession, in line with a video of the assault.
The video reveals victims mendacity on the street as others tried to assist, calling for paramedics.
The automobile sped away and police are nonetheless trying to find the motive force.
The assault represents the most recent incident of a driver mowing down protesters within the battle towards police violence towards Black and brown our bodies for the reason that murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor.
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