Dozens injured after car driving into on public New Orleans
A man in a limousine on Saturday night (local time) run on the Endymion-carnavalsparade in the American city of New Orleans. It became at least 28 people injured, five of whom were seriously wounded.
According to the city’s mayor, Mitch Landrieu, are all injured out of danger. Seven of the injured refused transport to local hospitals.
Initially reported to local media that the twelve people shot were hit.
The driver of the vehicle is arrested. Landrieu said that there is no evidence that it is a terrorist attack. According to a politiewoordvoerder the man was drunk.
According to the police hit motorists in three other vehicles, including a garbage truck, and then he to a group of spectators rammed. Eventually, the car stopped against a dumpster.
The city in the southern state of Louisiana is currently the scene of Mardi Gras. The Endymion parade is one of the largest parades during traditional carnival celebration.
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01:34 – February 26, 2017
The incident in the US is the second within a short time with someone in a car driving into a crowd of pedestrians. In the German city of Heidelberg came Saturday, a 73-year-old man to life plus two others injured when a 35-year-old German them hit his car.
Dead after man people arrive with car in Germany