On Wednesday, the California authorities released the name of the alleged driver, who was accused of plowing eight people into a vehicle the day before, which the authorities said was intentional.
Isaiah Joel Peoples of Sunnyvale, California, was identified by the Public Safety Department of Sunnyvale (DPS) on Twitter .
Peoples were reportedly behind the wheel of a 2010 black Toyota Corolla that was rammed into the group, officials said after the incident.
DRIVER OBLIGATES IN GROUP OF PERSONS IN CALIFORNIA, BREACH OF 8 BEFORE BRAKING IN TREE, POLICE SAY
It occurred at 18:40 on Tuesday drove the driver on the El Camino Real Heading west towards Mountain View, DPS said. After hitting the group, the car drove on for a few yards before banging into a tree near a mall.
The DPS provided a video update on Facebook on Wednesday night stating, "Based on evidence collected at the scene, it seems people ran deliberately over the pedestrians."
"People have turned before the collision did not slow down and seemed to accelerate as he stepped into the crosswalk where the victims intersected, "Chief Phan Ngo said. "The vehicle hit 7 of the 8 victims and finally crashed into a tree nearby."
The suspect was arrested after the incident and sent to prison "for 8 cases of attempted murder," Ngo said.
There is currently no information linking the suspect to known terrorist organizations, "he continued," in which case there are no suspects outstanding and it looks like the suspect was acting alone. "[1
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By six were taken to the hospital for the eight wounded and since then, some have been released, Ngo said.
The injured is a 13-year-old girl "who has suffered the most serious injury" and is currently in critical condition People had no obvious injuries, he added.
One motive for the incident is unknown.
Travis Fedschun and Brie Stimson of Fox News contributed to this report at.