One Dead Car "Deliberately" Ploughs Into Protesters In Charlottesville

Charlottesville riots Driver hits several people

Charlottesville riots Driver hits several people

According to the Charlottesville government, one of them was killed in a ramming attack while the two others died in a helicopter crash near the city on Saturday. "There is no place for you in America", McAuliffe said.

Police are still investigating the cause of the crash.

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) Mayor Eric Garcetti on Saturday issued a statement about the violent white supremacist rally held in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Virginia's governor declared a state of emergency August 12 when violence erupted during the "Unite the Right" white nationalist protest against the removal of a statue of a Confederate general.

President Donald Trump spoke shortly after the attack, saying that he condemns "this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides" in Virginia.

In Oakland, California, a flier for the solidarity event circulated on social media reads, "Charlottesville, We Got Your Back" and "Bay Area United Against White Supremacy".

Charlottesville Police identified the driver as 20-year-old James Alex Fields Jr. of Ohio.

The FBI and federal prosecutors said they've began a civil rights investigation after a vehicle crashed into a crowd Saturday in Charlottesville.

Early reports have said there are many with serious injuries.

Two people were confirmed killed on Saturday evening after a police helicopter crashed in the north west of the town. Go home. You are not wanted in this great commonwealth. The president also ignored a question from a reporter as to what he would say to white supremacists who voiced support for him during the rally.

The controversial "Unite the Right" march was organised to protest the removal of a statue honouring General Robert E Lee, commander of the Confederate Army in the 19th-century American Civil War.

" I don't believe that hate is increasing, I think that there has been hateful people out there all along and I think that in today's climate, they feel embolden", says Reverend Richard Hendricks, from Metropolitan Community Church.