People flying into the air as a vehicle drives into a group of protesters demonstrating against a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. The nationalists were holding the rally to protest plans by the city of Charlottesville to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. There were several hundred protesters marching in a long line when the car drove into a group of them / Photo credit: AP)

A car crashed into a group of demonstrators on Saturday, in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing at least 3 people and injuring 19, as white supremacists and counter-protesters clashed in the streets.

Early in the day, violence had broken out as the groups that planned the “Unite the Right” rally were met with counter protesters. After the rally, a car plowed into a crowd and a state police helicopter crashed outside the city.

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