NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police say a car plowed through a crowd of protesters Wednesday in the West Village.
It happened just after 10 p.m. on Bleeker Street and 10th Avenue.READ MORE: Bodycam Video Shows Moments Before NYPD Lieutenant Was Shot In Ankle Apprehending Suspect In The Bronx
Video from the scene shows people trying to stop the vehicle.
Someone just ran their car into #FireCuervo protesters right outside of NYPD’s 6th precinct. NYPD came & ripped a protester’s bike out of the car’s way before the car went through & hit protesters as it sped off. Protesters ran after the car & then cops ran after them & the car. pic.twitter.com/mmvpYDt2Rq
— Ash J (@AshAgony) July 22, 2021READ MORE: Several People Shot Outside Queens Laundromat, Police Investigating
An 18-year-old man suffered a knee injury.
Police said the driver, identified as 18-year-old Justin Burgos, was frustrated because the road was blocked.MORE NEWS: COVID In New York: Mask Mandates Not Being Re-Imposed Just Yet As Concern Grows Over Delta Variant
He was later arrested on several charges, including reckless endangerment and leaving the scene of an accident.