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California authorities ID suspect accused of plowing car in the crowd

The US authorities on Wednesday released the name of the suspected driver accused of plowing a vehicle to eight people a day earlier. An act that officials said was intended to be intentional. Isaiah Joel Peoples, Sunnyvale, California, was identified by the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety (DPS) on Twitter . People were allegedly behind the wheel of a black 2010 Toyota Corolla who hit the group, officials said after the incident. DRIVER PLANS IN THE GROUP OF PEOPLE IN CALIFORNIA, INJURY 8 BEFORE SMASHING INTO TREE, POLIS SÄR It happened around 1 8:40 on Tuesday when the driver was heading for El Camino Real against the city of Mountain View, DPS said. After meeting the group, the car continued for a few meters before it hit a tree near a shopping center. DPS gave a video update on Facebook Wednesday night and said that "based on evidence gathered at the site, it appears people ran intentionally over pedestrians." "People did not slow down before the collision and seemed to accelerate as he moved into the junction where the victims passed, "Chief Phan Ngo said. "The vehicle struck 7 of the 8 victims and finally crashed into a nearby tree." The suspect was arrested after the incident and was jailed "for 8 bills of attempted murder," said the NGO. "Currently, there is no information linking the suspect to known terrorist organizations," he continued. "There are no outstanding suspects in this case and it seems that the suspect acted alone." for…

The US authorities on Wednesday released the name of the suspected driver accused of plowing a vehicle to eight people a day earlier. An act that officials said was intended to be intentional.

Isaiah Joel Peoples, Sunnyvale, California, was identified by the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety (DPS) on Twitter .

People were allegedly behind the wheel of a black 2010 Toyota Corolla who hit the group, officials said after the incident.

DRIVER PLANS IN THE GROUP OF PEOPLE IN CALIFORNIA, INJURY 8 BEFORE SMASHING INTO TREE, POLIS SÄR

It happened around 1

8:40 on Tuesday when the driver was heading for El Camino Real against the city of Mountain View, DPS said. After meeting the group, the car continued for a few meters before it hit a tree near a shopping center.

DPS gave a video update on Facebook Wednesday night and said that “based on evidence gathered at the site, it appears people ran intentionally over pedestrians.”

“People did not slow down before the collision and seemed to accelerate as he moved into the junction where the victims passed, “Chief Phan Ngo said. “The vehicle struck 7 of the 8 victims and finally crashed into a nearby tree.”

The suspect was arrested after the incident and was jailed “for 8 bills of attempted murder,” said the NGO.

“Currently, there is no information linking the suspect to known terrorist organizations,” he continued. “There are no outstanding suspects in this case and it seems that the suspect acted alone.”

for the authorities that, after the crash, “People said something like” thank god “Ngo said.

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Of the eight people injured, six of them were in the hospital and some have been released, the NGO said.

Among the injured is a 13-year-old girl “who suffered the most serious injury” and is currently in critical condition, according to the official.

A motive for the event is unknown.

Fox News & # 39; Travis Fedschun and Brie Stimson contributed to this report.

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