A car rammed into two bus stations in the French city of Marseille, the AFP news agency reports citing local police services. At least one person is dead and one injured.

The police have currently cordoned the scene, local media reported. The 35-years old driver of the similar car was arrested. 

The perpetrator downed a 42-year-old woman at the second bus stop, she died from the injuries. Another 29-years old woman is allegedly injured.

The Bouches-du-Rhône police and the National Police services stated that the operation is underway and ask people to avoid the area of Vieux-Port, where the accident took place. They also stated that the motives of the perpetrator are currently unknown.

The arrested driver was familiar to the police, but he wasn`t in the intelligence supervision list, according to local TV reports.

The Renault Espace car the driver used was carjacked earlier in the morning, the BFMTV channel reported.

The state of emergency France has been subject to since the November 2015 Paris attacks that killed 130 will be extended.


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