Police officers secure the area near a car after it plunged into pedestrians in Times Square in New York. AFP

PUTRAJAYA: The Foreign Affairs ministry said so far no Malaysians were affected in the Times Square, New York car crash.

In the incident, a car plowed into a crowd at Times Square around noon (local time), killing an 18-year-old woman and injuring 22 others. There is no indication the incident was an act of terrorism and it is being investigated as an accident by the local authority.

“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia through the Consulate General of Malaysia in New York will continue to monitor the situation,” it said in a statement.

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