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Driver crashes car into Berlin crowd: 1 dead, 8 injured

By Jennifer Hassan and Vanessa Guinan-Bank

08 Jun 2022 · 1 min read

Editor's Note

Breaking News: A horrific scene near Breitscheidplatz, a major public plaza, in Berlin, where a driver crashed into a crowd of people. The Washington Post reports.

BERLIN — A car plowed into a group of people in Berlin’s Charlottenburg district Wednesday, killing at least one person and injuring several more, before bystanders detained the driver, reported police.

It is not clear if the incident was deliberate or accidental Martin Dams, a police spokesman told The Washington Post, adding that some people were “severely injured.”

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