OREANDA-NEWS. In the city of Volkmarzen in the north of the federal state of Hesse in Germany, an unknown man ran into a crowd participating in a carnival procession. This was reported by the German media with reference to the police.

According to the publication, several people were injured. Police have already detained the driver. Another German media reports that he was driving a Mercedes wagon. According to the publication, both adults and children were injured. According to the German television channel, at least 10 people were injured. The police, ambulance and rescuers work on the spot.

According to Hessische Niedersächsische Allgemeine, it's not known whether a person entered the crowd intentionally yet. Eyewitnesses told the newspaper that the car was moving at high speed. The mayor of Volkmarzen Hartmut Linnekugel arrived at the scene. The head of the fire service of the city of Kai Vibush, as well as firefighters, participated in the carnival procession.