EAST ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been accused of deliberately crashing a stolen bakery delivery truck into a Planned Parenthood clinic in New Jersey, injuring a pregnant woman and two other people.
Marckles Alcius faces numerous charges stemming from Wednesday’s crash in East Orange, including aggravated assault, theft and attempting to cause widespread injury or damage.
The 31-year-old Lowell man pleaded not guilty during a court hearing Friday, and Essex County prosecutors say they will seek to have him detained until his trial.
The three injured people were two patients and a staff member, who were treated at a hospital for minor injuries.
Authorities haven’t disclosed a possible motive for the crash and have declined to comment further, citing the ongoing investigation.
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