On the evening of 4 July 2024, a man drove his truck into crowds gathered for Independence Day celebrations in Corlears Hook Park in Manhattan’s Lower East Side neighborhood in New York state. The suspect initially sped through a stop sign at the intersection of Water and Cherry streets and then crashed into the park, killing three people and injuring seven others. Police officers arrested and detained the driver of the vehicle, who is suspected to have been driving under the influence of alcohol. Authorities confirmed the incident was not terror related