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.

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Marckles Alcius. (Photo: Essex County, New Jersey Prosecutor’s Office)

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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