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German Police Say Man (29) Driving Vehicle That Hit A Crowd Of People Killing 1, Was Suffering From A Mental Illness

File image: Berlin vehicle 08.06.22 via @JohnBarrowman/Twitter

14 school children were injured

Fourteen school children are among those injured after a car hit a crowd of people in Berlin yesterday.

Their teacher was killed when the vehicle collided with them on a street corner, before smashing through a shop window.

German police say the man who was driving the vehicle, was suffering from a mental illness.

Police say the driver, a 29-year-old man with dual American & German citizenship, was arrested at the scene.

Thilo Cablitz is a spokesperson for the police:

The incident happened close to the scene of a vehicle attack at a Christmas market in 2016.

Actor John Barrowman and his partner were visiting the city and were close by:


 

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