14 Injured In Melbourne As Car Plough Into Crowd

A four-wheeled drive has injured fourteen people in the centre of Melbourne, in what police are calling a "deliberate act." A lot of the injured are in critical condition as the car run into the crowds at the Melbourne’s Flinders Street station.


According to Victoria Police Commander Russell Barrett while speaking to the press said;At this stage, we believe it was a deliberate act. The motivations are unknown. It’s still early days in the investigation.

According to video footage released by police when the attacker was apprehended, a man can be seen with a white shirt and blue jeans, dragged from the passenger side of the car, while others lie at the ground. Police have also arrested 2 suspects of the attack, but they are yet to be charged.


The arrested man is a 32- year old Australian man of Afghan descent, and he is was arrested in 2010 for traffic violation and minor assault, and also he is known as a drug addict.

The white 4X4 was said to have struck those crossing the  Flinders and Elizabeth streets intersection before coming to a halt near a Tram stop.