Witness Nic Mc Carthy told C-VILLE Weekly: 'There was someone in a dark vehicle that sped, very quickly, down this road and rammed into the crowd.'People...He backed up and he went back in again.'Mc Carthy added: 'There was a girl that was caught and she was trying to get up and it ran over her again.And though the White House may have been slow to condemn the hateful acts, Virginia Gov Terry Mc Auliffe gave a powerful speech in which he said all of the so-called 'patriotic' white nationalists are not wanted in the United States.And though the White House may have been slow to condemn the hateful acts, Virginia Gov Terry Mc Auliffe (pictured) gave a powerful speech in which he said all of the so-called 'patriotic' white nationalists are not wanted in the United States. You will not succeed,' he said'My message is clear we are stronger than you. 'There is no place for you here and there is no place for you in America.' Mc Auliffe also said he spoke to the president on Saturday following the horrific acts of violence in Virginia.
Witnesses said the car was traveling up to 40 miles an hour when it hit and reversed before ramming into the crowd again and speeding off with someone's shoe attached to its bumper.
James Alex Fields Jr (pictured), of Maumee, Ohio, was arrested on Saturday after he 'intentionally drove his vehicle into a crowd of anti-fascists at white nationalist rally, killing one woman and injuring 19 others' in Charlottesville, Virginia At least one person is dead after a driver intentionally plowed into a group of anti-fascist protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, following violent clashes that erupted between white nationalists and activists on Saturday.
James Alex Fields Jr, of Maumee, Ohio, is being held at the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail. Video of the Dodge Challenger, which is registered to Fields, showed the driver accelerating into the crowd throwing bodies into the air as people scream before reversing at high speed.
Upsetting video footage of the vehicle ramming into the crowd, described by some as a terror attack, was uploaded online moments after the fatal collision. He wrote: 'I am heartbroken that a life has been lost here.
I urge all people of good will - go home.' A witness claimed the act was intentional. About 40 miles an hour, hit about 15-20 people, crashed into the two cars in front of it, and then backed up and sped away while cops were standing on the side of the road and didn't do anything' President Trump admonished the day's tragic events, saying in a press conference: 'We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry, violence, on many sides...Hundreds were seen stomping through the city, wearing militia uniforms, waving flags and chanting 'Blood and Soil' as they made their way towards the event on Saturday morning.