The Latest: Man charged with murder after NY vehicle carnage

A smashed car sits on the corner of Broadway and 45th Street in New York's Times Square after driving through a crowd of pedestrians Th

FILE - In this Thursday, May 18, 2017 file photo, a car rests on a security barrier in New York's Times Square after driving through a

In this image made from video provided by Oscar Navarro Reyes, Richard Rojas is arrested after a fatal automobile accident on New York

In this image made from video provided by Oscar Navarro Reyes, Richard Rojas is arrested after a fatal automobile accident on New York

A smashed car sits on the corner of Broadway and 45th Street in New York's Times Square after ploughing through a crowd of pedestrians

In this image taken from video provided by WABC Eyewitness News, New York City Police officers escort Richard Rojas from the Midtown So

FILE - In this Thursday, May 18, 2017 file photo, a car rests on a security barrier in New York's Times Square after driving through a

FILE - In this Thursday, May 18, 2017 photo, a car rests on a security barrier in New York's Times Square after driving through a crowd

A smashed car sits on the corner of Broadway and 45th Street in New York's Times Square after ploughing through a crowd of pedestrians

A smashed car sits on the corner of Broadway and 45th Street in New York's Times Square after ploughing through a crowd of pedestrians

Investigators look under a smashed car that sits on the corner of Broadway and 45th Street in New York's Times Square after ploughing t

A smashed car sits on the corner of Broadway and 45th Street in New York's Times Square after ploughing through a crowd of pedestrians

Emergency personnel treat a victim after a car ploughed through a crowd of pedestrians during lunchtime at New York's Times Square, Thu

A smashed car, lower right, sits on the corner of Broadway and 45th Street in New York's Times Square after ploughing through a crowd o

Pedestrians try to get a look at a car crash while police officers push them back in Times Square in New York, Thursday, May 18, 2017.

First responders assist one of the victims of a car crash, Thursday, May 18, 2017 in New York. A man who appeared intoxicated drove hi

New York's Times Square is closed off by police vehicles following a car crash, lower right, Thursday, May 18, 2017. A man who appeare

Investigators works at the scene of a car crash, Thursday, May 18, 2017, in New York's Times Square. A man who appeared intoxicated d

A smashed car sits on the corner of Broadway and 45th Street in New York's Times Square after ploughing through a crowd of pedestrians

A police officer inspects a car crash, Thursday, May 18, 2017, in New York's Times Square. A man who appeared intoxicated drove his c

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Times Square crash when a motorist drove on the sidewalk, killing one person and injuring 22 others (all times local):

6:40 a.m.

A man accused of steering his car onto one of the busiest sidewalks in the U.S. and mowing down pedestrians has been charged with murder and attempted murder.

The New York Police Department says 26-year-old Richard Rojas, of the Bronx, was charged late Thursday with second-degree murder, 20 counts of attempted murder and aggravated vehicular homicide.

Police say he drove his car for three blocks in Times Square, hitting nearly two dozen people before steel security barriers finally stopped him. An 18-year-old tourist from Michigan was killed. Her 13-year-old sister was among the 22 injured, four of them critically.

It's unclear if Rojas has a lawyer for his arraignment Friday.

Officials say he had served in the U.S. Navy but was discharged following disciplinary problems.

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1:45 a.m.

Law enforcement officials say a man accused of steering his car onto one of the busiest sidewalks in the U.S. and mowing down pedestrians for three blocks told police he was "hearing voices."

Police say 26-year-old Richard Rojas struck 23 people in New York City's Times Square Thursday, killing a Michigan teenager, before his car was stopped by a row of steel security barriers.

Two law enforcement officials say Rojas told police he was hearing voices and expected to die. The officials weren't authorized to speak publicly and spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity.

After the wreck, Rojas emerged from his vehicle running, yelling and jumping before being subdued by police and bystanders.

It was not immediately clear when Rojas would get a lawyer or be arraigned.