UPDATE: U-Haul Truck Strikes Multiple Pedestrians at Three Different Locations in Brooklyn – Suspect Taken Into Custody (VIDEO)

On Monday morning, a U-Haul truck parked on a sidewalk in Brooklyn’s Bay Ridge neighborhood was surrounded by police cars and paramedics after it had reportedly struck many individuals, CBS News reported.

According to reports, multiple pedestrians were injured when a U-Haul truck drove into them at three separate locations in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, close to the intersection of 5th Avenue and Bay Ridge Parkway.

CBS New York reported that the U-Haul driver tried to flee the scene of the accident on Monday morning, but that police were able to corner him several blocks away. The suspect then reportedly rammed two police vehicles before making a temporary escape.

Watch the video below:

A new surveillance video showed the exact moment a pedestrian was struck.

Authorities in Brooklyn have identified the suspect as an Asian man in his early 60’s. He is now in the hospital for a psychological evaluation.

According to the police, the bomb squad was brought in to search the truck and they found nothing suspicious.

According to New York Times, eight people were injured and one was killed during the tragic incident.

“The police had not publicly named the driver by Monday afternoon. But three senior law enforcement officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss an ongoing investigation, said his name was Weng Sor,” the outlet added.

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