GETTYFive friends from Argentina have been named as among the 8 victims
Eight people were killed and 11 others injured when suspect Sayfullo Saipov drove the wrong way down a pedestrian and cycle path alongside the West Side Highway at full speed, mowing down several people.
After ploughing into pedestrians he is reported to have screamed “Allahu Akbar”.
Saipov is reportedly from Uzbekistan and travelled to the US in 2010. Officials confirmed it was a terror attack