Trier: Two killed by car in pedestrian zone in German town, driver arrested

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  • The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “Trier: Two killed by car in pedestrian zone in German town, driver arrested” – below is their description.

    At least two people were killed and 15 others injured on Tuesday when they were hit by a car in the Western German city of Trier, police said.

    A 51 year old man from the local Trier-Saarburg area was arrested, police announced on Twitter. They are currently questioning the suspect.

    Police and rescue crews are on the scene and authorities have told people to avoid the city center.

    “We have arrested one person, one vehicle has been secured. Two people have died, according to preliminary indications. Please continue to avoid the downtown area,” police said on Twitter.

    Mayor Wolfram Leibe told the SWR broadcaster that in addition to the two dead, 15 people had suffered serious injuries.

    “We have an amok driver in the city. We have two dead that we are certain of and up to 15 injured, some of them with the most severe injuries,” he told SWR.

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