Closing arguments postponed in trial of Richard Rojas, accused in 2017 Times Square crash

NEW YORK — Closing arguments were postponed Tuesday in the trial of a man accused of plowing his car by Times Square and killing a tourist. 

Richard Rojas, 31, faces numerous charges in the case, including murder and attempted murder. 

Alyssa Elsman, 18, was killed and 22 others were hurt in the 2017 crash. 

The defense says Rojas has a history of mental illness. He pleaded not guilty.

CBS New York Team


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