Car Plows Into Counter-Protesters at White Nationalist Rally, Serious Injuries Reported
— Unicorn Riot (@UR_Ninja) August 12, 2017
With Virginia already calling a state of emergency due to violent clashes breaking out between white supremacists and counter-protesters at today’s ‘Unite the Right’ rally in Charlottesville, things have taken a turn for the worse, if that was possible.
With anti-fascist counter-demonstrators marching in the street following the violence that led to the white nationalist rally being canceled and police dispersing the crowd, a car rammed through counter-protest at high speed, leading to obvious injuries and potential deaths.
As captured by the Rebelutionary Z’s livestream, one can see the vehicle plow into the back of two stopped cars, leading to a large group getting hit by the separate vehicles. The driver of the car then backs up and drives the badly damaged car away. Based on footage, this is clearly a deliberate attack.
MSNBC was at the scene of the accident moments later and at that time, law enforcement was still assessing the situation. You can watch that clip below:
This post will be updated as more information comes in.
Watch the clip at the top, via Rebelutionary Z. Warning: It is extremely graphic.
[image via screengrab]
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