The Latest on eight people injured in Northern California after a car plows into them (all times local):

9:35 a.m.

One of the people injured when a former U.S. Army sharpshooter drove into a group of eight pedestrians said the crash was “like a movie.”

This April 23, 2019,  image from video provided by KGO-TV, shows the scene of a car crash where several pedestrians were struck and injured in Sunnyvale, Calif. (KGO-TV via AP)
This April 23, 2019, image from video provided by KGO-TV, shows the scene of a car crash where several pedestrians were struck and injured in Sunnyvale, Calif. (KGO-TV via AP)

KTVU-TV reports 15-year-old Miguel Balbuena is using crutches after Isaiah Joel Peoples drove into a busy crosswalk in Silicon Valley on Tuesday.

Balbuena’s 24-year-old cousin, who broke a toe in the crash, is also on crutches.

Balbuena was sitting on his bike waiting to cross when he heard a woman scream. He tried to get out of the way and failed. He says a metal pole squeezed his leg.

This photo released Wednesday, April 24, 2019, by the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety shows Isaiah Joel Peoples. (Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety via AP)
This photo released Wednesday, April 24, 2019, by the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety shows Isaiah Joel Peoples. (Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety via AP)

Authorities say Peoples intentionally drove into the pedestrians. Information on a lawyer wasn’t immediately available.

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12:01 a.m.

A police officer escorts pedestrians across El Camino Real near the scene of car crash at the intersection of El Camino Real and Sunnyvale Road in Sunnyvale, Calif. (AP Photo/Cody Glenn)
A police officer escorts pedestrians across El Camino Real near the scene of car crash at the intersection of El Camino Real and Sunnyvale Road in Sunnyvale, Calif. (AP Photo/Cody Glenn)

A former U.S. Army sharpshooter with a history of PTSD is being held on eight counts of attempted murder after driving at high speed into pedestrians in a Silicon Valley suburb.

Sunnyvale city authorities say Isaiah Joel Peoples told investigators that he intentionally hit them but has not said why.

Eight people were hurt, including three children. Four of the victims remained hospitalized with major injuries, including a 13-year-old girl in critical condition.

Police and road crews work to clean up the scene after a car crash at the intersection of El Camino Real and Sunnyvale Road in Sunnyvale, Calif. (AP Photo/Cody Glenn)
Police and road crews work to clean up the scene after a car crash at the intersection of El Camino Real and Sunnyvale Road in Sunnyvale, Calif. (AP Photo/Cody Glenn)

Family and friends described Peoples as a quiet and polite person and expressed shock.

Police say Peoples was speeding and drove directly toward the pedestrians without trying to veer away or stop in the city about 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of San Francisco.

The FBI is assisting California officials in the investigation.

Police investigate the scene of car crash at the intersection of El Camino Real and Sunnyvale Road in Sunnyvale, Calif. (AP Photo/Cody Glenn)
Police investigate the scene of car crash at the intersection of El Camino Real and Sunnyvale Road in Sunnyvale, Calif. (AP Photo/Cody Glenn)
Police stand outside an apartment complex believed to be associated with a car crash suspect in Sunnyvale, Calif. (AP Photo/Cody Glenn)
Police stand outside an apartment complex believed to be associated with a car crash suspect in Sunnyvale, Calif. (AP Photo/Cody Glenn)
Police stand outside an apartment complex believed to be associated with a car crash suspect in Sunnyvale, Calif. (AP Photo/Cody Glenn)
Police stand outside an apartment complex believed to be associated with a car crash suspect in Sunnyvale, Calif. (AP Photo/Cody Glenn)
Police stand outside an apartment complex believed to be associated with a car crash suspect in Sunnyvale, Calif. (AP Photo/Cody Glenn)
Police stand outside an apartment complex believed to be associated with a car crash suspect in Sunnyvale, Calif. (AP Photo/Cody Glenn)
Police approach the apartment complex believed to be associated with a car crash suspect in Sunnyvale, Calif. (AP Photo/Cody Glenn)
Police approach the apartment complex believed to be associated with a car crash suspect in Sunnyvale, Calif. (AP Photo/Cody Glenn)
Sunnyvale Public Safety Officer Kira Reid secures the perimeter at the apartment complex believed to be associated with a car crash suspect in Sunnyvale, Calif. (AP Photo/Cody Glenn)
Sunnyvale Public Safety Officer Kira Reid secures the perimeter at the apartment complex believed to be associated with a car crash suspect in Sunnyvale, Calif. (AP Photo/Cody Glenn)
Police approach the apartment complex believed to be associated with a car crash suspect in Sunnyvale, Calif. (AP Photo/Cody Glenn)
Police approach the apartment complex believed to be associated with a car crash suspect in Sunnyvale, Calif. (AP Photo/Cody Glenn)
Police work the apartment complex believed to be associated with a car crash suspect in Sunnyvale, Calif. (AP Photo/Cody Glenn)
Police work the apartment complex believed to be associated with a car crash suspect in Sunnyvale, Calif. (AP Photo/Cody Glenn)
Leevell Peoples glances at a photo of her son, Isaiah Peoples, taken while he was in the Army, at her home Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Leevell Peoples glances at a photo of her son, Isaiah Peoples, taken while he was in the Army, at her home Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Leevell Peoples says her son, Army veteran Isaiah Peoples, experienced post-traumatic stress disorder after serving in Iraq, during an interview at her home Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Leevell Peoples says her son, Army veteran Isaiah Peoples, experienced post-traumatic stress disorder after serving in Iraq, during an interview at her home Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
The FBI is assisting California officials in the investigation of a motorist who appeared to deliberately plow into a group of people, injuring eight, authorities said Wednesday. (April 24)
The FBI is assisting California officials in the investigation of a motorist who appeared to deliberately plow into a group of people, injuring eight, authorities said Wednesday. (April 24)

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