Multiple videos have been posted of the possible attack, showing people fleeing from the celebration, though no footage of the crash itself has surfaced. Early witnesses reported gunshots, but this has not been confirmed, as fireworks are routinely part of the annual festivities.
People in the Nice area turned to Twitter offering shelter for those in need. The #portesouvertesnice quickly began trending with offers of help.
— MagDa (@fhtagn22) July 14, 2016
An Ohio University student attending the parade, Jonathan Sisler, tweeted "Vehicular attack on Bastille Day crowd in #Nice, France tonight. Mere feet away. Almost trampled by the fleeing crowd. Glad to be alive."