Car crashes into lobby of Trump Plaza condominiums in New York

There was a potentially tragic car accident at a Trump-branded building near New York City on Tuesday evening in which a car plowed into the building’s lobby, though, thankfully, everyone involved walked away with only minor injuries.

A black 2018 Mercedes Benz crashed through the glass doors on the front entrance of the 40-story Trump Plaza luxury condominium building in New Rochelle, roughly 18 miles north of Trump Tower in Manhattan, according to Fox News.

The damaged car came to rest in the front lobby and the driver, along with two other individuals, suffered minor, non-life threatening injuries.

Shocking scene

According to witnesses at the scene at the time of the crash, the driver exited the wrecked car after it came to a stop and took a seat on a sofa in the lobby without saying a word to anybody.

There is an investigation currently underway into the incident to determine if any alcohol, drugs or other motivations may have caused the crash.

However, at this point, police are treating the event as nothing more than an accidental occurrence.

Tony Aiello, a reporter for the CBS affiliate in New York City, happened to be at the scene at the time of the event and used his Twitter account to post several brief video clips and provide updates as he learned them.

Medical condition to blame

Aiello kept his followers up to speed on the clean-up process in the lobby and the effort of a tow truck driver to remove the damaged vehicle with a sturdy cable.

Wednesday morning, Aiello also posted an official statement from the New Rochelle Police Department, which explained that the 63-year-old driver of the Mercedes had suffered a blackout due to a medical condition, causing him to miss a critical turn and plow into the lobby of the building. The driver reportedly showed no other signs of impairment.

The reporter also noted on Wednesday that the developer of the building had announced plans to install traffic bollards in front of the building to prevent a similar occurrence in the future.

Unfortunate climate of suspicion

By all appearances, at least as of now, it would seem that this incident was nothing more than a unique circumstance that happened to occur in a building with a famous name attached to it.

That said, given the hysteria of the anti-Trump left and the “Trump Derangement Syndrome” that has afflicted so many and caused violent outbursts, it is not at all unreasonable to wonder if “TDS” was the “medical condition” from which the driver suffered.

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