Saturday, December 29, 2018
Berlin riddles: "Man" races in crowd of people
In the Berlin district of Gesundbrunnen, a "man" raced into a crowd this morning. Five people were seriously injured, one woman is in mortal danger. According to initial reports, the driver was drunk - this information has since been withdrawn by the police. Three seriously injured persons have been admitted to hospital for in-patient treatment, according to broadcaster rbb24. There is currently no evidence that the man was under the influence of drugs or medication.The cause of the accident was "completely unclear". At the moment there is nothing to indicate an attack, according to a police spokeswoman. After taking the blood sample and questioning, the 30-year-old "man" was released against payment of a bail.The BMW driver was on Osloer Street in the direction of Bornholmer Street, where, according to witnesses, he ignored a red traffic light on Prinzenallee. At the crossroads, the car mysteriously started to roll, left the lane and entered the pedestrian group standing on the sidewalk, which was about to cross Osloer Street in the direction of Wollank street. According to rbb, a 28-year-old woman is in mortal danger. Her condition is "very critical". According to the police, the other injured were a 29-year-old woman, a 28-year-old man and a 31-year-old man. There is currently no further information on the identity of the out-of-control driver.