Man rides in on people, dead and eight wounded, in German Recklinghausen

A 32-year-old motorist is Thursday afternoon at a bus stop in the German city of Recklinghausen drove into a group of people. This is a woman of 88 to the accident and eight people seriously injured, according to local police.

According to the police, it is not yet clear exactly what the cause of the incident. The car would be around 15: 00 sudden of the road are hit, then the driver in the direction of the bus stop reed. The man himself is also wounded and taken to the hospital.

A spokesman of the local police let us know that from first results show that the man as possible, of the life wanted to rob. Further research is still running and other causes are not yet fully excluded. According to the prosecutors, there is no reason to assume that it was a terrorist motive.

The woman, along with five other people taken to the hospital, where she is to her injuries and died. Three other injured people refused to be transported to the hospital.

“This is a terrible event. Our thoughts go out to the family members of the deceased victim. I hope the other injured will soon recover,” said the mayor of Recklinghausen in the German newspaper Bild.

Recklinghausen is located in the German state of North rhine-Westphalia in the northern Ruhr area. The city is located about 60 kilometers away from Dortmund.


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