RENO, Nev. – The Latest on a driver plowing through a crowd in Reno, Nevada, during a protest to support Native American rights (all times local):
The founder of a Native American rights group that was rallying in Reno, Nevada, when a pickup truck plowed through protesters wants to know why police haven't arrested the driver.
One woman remained hospitalized Tuesday with non-life threatening injuries. Four others suffered minor injuries Monday night in what one witness described as a hate crime.
Mike Graham, founder of the Oklahoma-based United Native American Association, said he planned to meet with Reno police Tuesday to find out more about the incident.
A witness says two men in the truck had been yelling obscenities at the protesters earlier in the day.
Reno Police Sgt. James Pitsnogel said the driver and a passenger were interviewed and are cooperating.
Authorities say a pickup truck plowed through a crowd protesting in support of Native American rights on Columbus Day in Reno, Nevada, leaving five hurt.
Police say about 40 people were blocking Virginia Street in front of the city's famous arch Monday night. A Facebook Live video of the protest shows a pickup truck revving its engine in front of the crowd. Several protesters confronted the driver and the passenger before the truck drives through the crowd.
Police say the driver stopped several blocks away and called them to tell his side of the story. Investigators interviewed both the passenger and the driver and say they are cooperating.
Police say one woman was hospitalized for non-life threatening injuries to her legs. Four others were treated at the scene.