A man drove into a crowd of migrants in Germany

A man drove into a crowd of migrants in Germany

According to German police, A man intentionally drove into a crowd of migrants and has injured atleast  four people.

The incident took place in the western Germany during New Year’s Eve celebrations.

The 50-year-old suspect previously drove to hit other people with his Mercedes but had failed. 

The police have stated that this attack may have been racially motivated as an Afghan and a Syrian citizen were amongst injured.

The driver also attempted to flee the scene and escape to the nearby city of Essen, but was stopped and arrested by police.

According to the authorities the suspect had made anti-foreigner comments during his arrest and the attack was thought to have been premeditated.

Source: Sky news