Truck drives through Florida protesters

File photo
File photo

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Police say a pickup truck drove through a crowd of protesters in Florida’s capital, causing people to run screaming out of the way as the vehicle stopped and started.

At one point there was a person on its hood. Tallahassee police said Saturday that the driver was in custody and that no one was seriously injured.

Video shows the truck stopped at a traffic light, and protesters walked near it while appearing to speak to the driver. The truck then suddenly accelerated.

Warning: Video below may be disturbing to some

Lucas von Hollen says the truck revved its engine and some people moved to the side, but others didn’t and were knocked to the ground.

‪Earlier today an individual struck a crowd of peaceful protestors with their vehicle in downtown Tallahassee at a low...

Posted by Office of the Mayor - Tallahassee, FL on Saturday, May 30, 2020