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Driver crashes into least 14 pedestrians in Melbourne, in what police call 'a deliberate act'

On Friday afternoon in Australia, a car crashed into pedestrians on a busy street in downtown Melbourne, injuring up to 19 people. Police arrested the driver and a second man, and some of the injuries are critical. "At this stage we believe it is a deliberate act, however we do not know the motivation," Melbourne Police Cmdr. Russell Barrett told reporters, putting the number of injured at 14.

According to Sky News Australia, the driver of a white Suzuki SUV ran a red light, accelerated into pedestrians, then crashed into a post by a tram stop, where he was wrestled to the ground and handcuffed.