(BERLIN) — A automotive drove right into a pedestrian zone within the southwestern German metropolis of Trier on Tuesday, killing two individuals and severely injuring 15 others, officers mentioned.
The driving force was arrested and the automobile was impounded, Trier police tweeted. Police and rescue crews have been on the scene and authorities advised individuals to keep away from the town middle.
Mayor Wolfram Leibe advised the SWR broadcaster that along with the 2 useless, 15 individuals had suffered severe accidents.
No particulars have been instantly obtainable on the reason for the crash, and police didn’t reply their telephones or e mail.
Trier is about 200 kilometers (120 miles) west of Frankfurt, close to the border with Luxembourg. The town of about 110,000 individuals is thought for its Roman gate, the Porta Nigra, which is close to the scene of the crash, and because the birthplace of Karl Marx.