Despite police earlier saying that the DC truck hit and run was a “possible terror attack” and the truck being driven by two bearded men who were described as “bearded, Muslim looking men”, D.C police have ruled out the attack as being terror related.
Video of one of the two people in the pickup truck in Adams Morgan being transported to hospital. pic.twitter.com/QixyNl5y02
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The bearded passenger being loaded into an ambulance after the truck he was in struck 2 police officers, injuring one critically and then crashing into a garbage truck.
According to Washington Times:
The accident occurred about 9pm Thursday in the Adams Morgan neighborhood, long popular for its eateries, shopping and nightlife.
Both suspects are from Virginia. Brandon Figures-Mormon, 22, was charged with assault with intent to kill and possession of an unregistered firearm. Mr. Figures-Mormon is from Disputanta, a community near Richmond. The passenger, Dwayne Nicholas Taylor, 23, of Prince George, was charged with possession of an unregistered firearm.
The men were speeding along 18th Street NW in a white pickup truck when they hit the officers and the city employee, and kept speeding.”