NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police say a car drove through a crowd of protesters on Wednesday in West Village.
It happened just after 10 p.m. on Bleeker Street and 10th Avenue.
Video from the scene shows people trying to stop the vehicle.
Someone just drove in their car #FireCuervo protesters just outside the NYPD’s 6th section. The NYPD arrived and tore the protester’s bike off the roadway before the vehicle sped past and hit the protester as it sped off. Protesters ran after the car & then the police ran after them & the car. pic.twitter.com/mmvpYDt2Rq
– Ash J (@AshAgony) July 22, 2021
An 18-year-old man suffered a knee injury.
Police said the driver was upset because the road was blocked.
He was later arrested for reckless endangerment and leaving the scene of an accident.