Volkmarsen attack: Almost 60 hurt after car drives into carnival crowd

The number of people confirmed as injured after a car ploughed into a carnival crowd in western Germany has risen to almost 60, police say.

Volkmarsen attack: Almost 60 hurt after car drives into carnival crowd

Eighteen of those hurt in Monday’s incident are children. In total 35 people remain in hospital.

Frankfurt’s general prosecutor’s office announced that the victims were aged between two and 85 years old.

Twenty-nine year-old resident Maurice P was arrested on suspicion of attempted homicide in the town of Volkmarsen.

The motive of the attack was still unclear on Tuesday but police denied a report that the man was drunk.

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