Watch: Car hits pedestrians in Melbourne, several injured
Australian police said on Thursday they have arrested the driver of a vehicle that ploughed into pedestrians at a crowded intersection in the southern city of Melbourne, with as many as 12 people injured.
WION Web Team Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Dec 21, 2017, 07.05 AM
A car ploughed into a crowd of pedestrians in Melbourne in Australia today.
Victoria state police said they had arrested the driver of the car after it "collided with a number of pedestrians" in downtown Melbourne.
Police said the incident occurred on Flinders street between Elizabeth and Swanston streets.
The local police here confirmed the driver to suffer from mental health issues. Links with terrorism have been denied.
Police are currently attending an incident on Flinders Street between Elizabeth and Swanston streets where a vehicle has collided with a number of pedestrians. Police have arrested the driver of the car. Extent of injuries are not known at this stage. (1/2)