Car crashes into crowd in Berlin, killing 1: NPR


Police block the site where a car hit a crowd and then a store. At least one person was reportedly killed and others injured on Wednesday when a car rammed into a group of people in Berlin’s busy shopping district, police said.

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Car crashes into crowd in Berlin, killing 1: NPR

Police block the site where a car hit a crowd and then a store. At least one person was reportedly killed and others injured on Wednesday when a car rammed into a group of people in Berlin’s busy shopping district, police said.

Adam Berry/AFP via Getty Images

A car rammed into a crowd of people in a busy shopping area of ​​Berlin on Wednesday, and police are trying to determine if it was a terrorist attack. At least one person died and several others were seriously injured, according to police in berlin.

Five people suffered life-threatening injuries, according to Deutsche Welle.

Rescuers kept the man driving the car at the scene, according to the Berlin police station.

The driver of the car is a 29-year-old German-Armenian, the police saidadding that he had first been detained by witnesses before being handed over to the emergency services.

The incident took place in Tauenzienstrasse, a street famous for its shops in the Charlottenburg district, west of Berlin. About 60 rescue workers rushed to the site after the accident, Berlin fire brigade said.




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