Multiple injured as ‘speeding’ car ploughs into crowd of people near train station


Around seven people are believed to be injured after a car allegedly drove into a crowd of people near a city centre train station in Berlin.

One person is said to be fighting for their life and had to be resuscitated after the incident at Hardenbergplatz at Bahnhof Zoo in Berlin, Germany.

The driver reportedly headed towards the crowd at 7.20am on Sunday, leaving passersby “shocked” as he ran people over.

German media BILD News said 55 firefighters were deployed, as was a rescue helicopter and police are now on site with explosives and detection dogs.

The outlet also claimed witnesses saw one person having to be resuscitated after they became trapped under the car.

The driver is claimed to have been arrested after being held by security guards at the scene.

According to the police, the car may have been speeding and the driver lost control of the vehicle.

The incident is being treated as an accident and an investigation is on going.


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