There was drama on the Flinders Street as the white Suzuki SUV crashed into the group of panicked commuters and shoppers at Melbourne’s busy Elizabeth Street and Flinders Street around 4.40pm on Thursday. One of the witnesses said:
‘There were bodies on the ground and people running up to them – it was mayhem.’
The driver of the vehicle seems to have fainted when the car crashed and police tried to wake him until he came out of it.
— Daily Mail Australia (@DailyMailAU) December 21, 2017
One of the witnesses said that the car seemed to be travelling at 80-100kmph. Victorian Police has arrested the driver of the car and another man. The Police are refusing to call it an act of Terrorism and just saying it could be Deliberate Act. The Police urging people to come forward and assist them with the investigation by submitting videos or photographs.
If members of the public have video or images which might assist police with their investigation into the Flinders Street incident they are encouraged to upload them here → https://t.co/oFfWkid509 pic.twitter.com/fzmX79HOv5
— Victoria Police (@VictoriaPolice) December 21, 2017