One person so far has reportedly lost his life, after a car went for a group of anti-fascist protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia.

A Dodge Challenger purposely plows into the protesters, resulting in 19 injured.

The University of Virginia has faced a horrendous attack of violence after two herds of very different protesters rioted through the UVA’s premises.

‘Go home. You are not wanted in this great commonwealth,’ noted Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe.

‘You are not patriots,’ he said. ‘You came here today to hurt people and that is not patriotic,’ McAuliffe continued.

Although the initial demonstration was scheduled for this upcoming Saturday, the nationalists went ahead of schedule. The reason for their outbreak was to boycott the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee.

This happened after a federal judge announced a final ruling on Friday, which caused the rage among the nationalists.

 

The marching kicked off sometime around 10 p.m., with the crowd approaching the statue of Thomas Jefferson on the UVA campus.

The University’s founder was Jefferson himself, in the year of 1819.

In regards to the car incident Witness Nic McCarthy said, ‘There was someone in a dark vehicle that sped, very quickly, down this road and rammed into the crowd.

‘People… He backed up and he went back in again.’

The anti-fascists protested, while the words “white lives matter” were chanted loudly.

 

The group soon met the counter-protesters’ group, which caused the biggest havoc ever.

According to the police, such an outing was thoroughly illegal and contrary to the law.

 

The matter began to escalate after several fights occurred between the two groups.

As the police at the happening explained, pepper spray was not used in the matter, but the protesters might have had it on themselves prior to the fight.

Another tragedy hit Virginia the very same day, when a helicopter, carrying two people, crashed in the city.

A second witness to the car crash, on the other hand, stated: ‘Yeah, it was intentional. About 40 miles an hour, hit about 15-20 people, crashed into the two cars in front of it, and then backed up and sped away while cops were standing on the side of the road and didn’t do anything.’

In regards to the collateral damage, Charlottesville Mayor Mike Singer said: ‘I am heartbroken that a life has been lost here. I urge all people of good will – go home.’

 

The First Family also made comments on the matter, with First Lady Melania Trump tweeting: ‘Our country encourages freedom of speech, but let’s communicate w/o hate in our hearts. No good comes from violence.’

Here is what the President tweeted:

Finally, the University of Virginia released a statement of its own, canceling all scheduled events: ‘This cancellation includes all academic programming, the scheduled community discussions taking place in the University Libraries, and all UVA Athletic events and programming. The University is monitoring the developments in Charlottesville and continues to coordinate with state and local law enforcement.’

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe appealed to the people of Virginia, urging them to steer clear from the Saturday rally:

‘In advance of the rally there have been communications from extremist groups, many of which are located outside of Virginia, who may seek to commit acts of violence against rally participants or law enforcement officials.’

‘In the event that such violent or unlawful conduct occurs, I have instructed state public safety officials to act quickly and decisively in order to keep the public and themselves safe.’

‘I want to urge my fellow Virginians who may consider joining either in support or opposition to the planned rally to make alternative plans.

‘Many of the individuals coming to Charlottesville are doing so in order to express viewpoints many people, including me, find abhorrent.

‘As long as that expression is peaceful, that is their right. But it is also the right of every American to deny those ideas more attention than they deserve.

‘Men and women from state and local agencies will be in Charlottesville tomorrow to keep the public safe, and their job will be made easier if Virginians, no matter how well-meaning, elect to stay away from the areas where this rally will take place.’

‘The National Guard will be on standby’, he said.

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