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    A driver hits crowd in New York is mentally ill US Navy veteran

    Mr Rojas has been charged with second-degree murder© Reuters

    Baku. 19 May. REPORT.AZ/ A man who drove a car along three blocks of pavement in New York's Times Square, killing a teenager and injuring 22 people, said he had "heard voices", according to law enforcement sources.

    Report informs referring to Interfax, Richard Rojas, 26, a US navy veteran who was arrested twice previously for drunk driving, is now in custody.

    He also said he expected to die.

    He said after being arrested: "You were supposed to shoot me! I wanted to kill them."

    Mr Rojas has been charged with second-degree murder, aggravated vehicular homicide and multiple counts of attempted murder. He is expected to appear in court later on Friday.

    The streets in Times Square, a bustling tourist district, were thronged with visitors when the car ploughed through the crowds.

    The burgundy Honda sedan jumped the kerb at 45th Street and Broadway at 11:55 local time (15:55 GMT) and drove at high speed for three blocks before crashing into a pole.

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