Officials: Man who drove into rail terminal never stopped
Jan. 18, 2018
HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New York man accused of jumping into a police SUV and driving it into the doors of the waiting room of the Hoboken rail terminal never took his foot off the accelerator after crashing into the building.
Forty-six-year-old Santiago Brito-Avalos is charged with burglary, impersonating a law enforcement officer and risk of causing widespread injury or harm in the Jan. 8 incident.
Authorities say Santiago had gotten off a Hoboken-bound train from Suffern, New York, and found a spare set of keys inside the SUV.
NJ.com reports that authorities say in court documents that transit officers who found him trying to drive through the waiting room said he still had the SUV in drive and the back tires kept spinning. No one was injured.
Information from: NJ.com, http://www.nj.com