Watch: Shocking Video Shows US Navy Veteran Plough Into Times Square Pedestrians
The vehicle, a red Honda Accord, was driver at high speed over the side-walk for three blocks before crashing into a metal pole and coming to a halt. The damaged car was later seen spewing fire and smoke which was doused out by fire tenders.
Rojas, who has previously been arrested for drunk driving in 2008 and 2015, was earlier this month detained on charges of menacing, the police told AFP. According to the US Navy, Rojas served from 2011 to 2014 in Florida, Illinois and South Carolina, during which he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.
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