German man drives car into Carnival crowd, injures 30

A car plowed into a crowd of people, injuring at least 30, at a Carnival parade in the German town of Volkmarsen on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. (Source: RTL Germany/CNN)

BERLIN (AP) — German police say a man intentionally drove a car into a crowd of people watching a Carnival procession in a small central town, injuring around 30 including children.

Prosecutors say the driver was arrested at the scene of the crash in Volkmarsen, about 175 miles southwest of Berlin.

The 29-year-old, a German citizen who lived locally, is being investigated on suspicion of attempted homicide.

Some of the injuries in Monday's crash were said to be life-threatening.

Prosecutors couldn't immediately comment on the suspect's motive, saying they are "exploring all avenues"

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