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WATCH: Semi drives through a crowd of Minneapolis protesters, driver arrested

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MINNEAPOLIS (WXOW) -- A semi-truck drove into a crowd of people on Sunday during a peaceful protest near downtown Minneapolis calling for justice for George Floyd.

The semi was seen on MnDOT traffic cameras driving into a crowd of protesters on I-35W at about 6 p.m.

According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, the driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to the hospital. He is under arrest. DPS said it does not appear any protesters were injured.

The Minnesota State Patrol said they knew of no injuries from the incident on Interstate 35W near downtown Minneapolis.

The patrol called it a "very disturbing" and "inciting" action by the driver but it wasn't clear whether it was deliberate.

Officials said the truck appeared to have been on the freeway before barriers were put up to close it down.

Some witnesses said a handful of people sought medical attention on their own, but authorities said they could not confirm that.

KTTC and the Associated Press contributed to this report.

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