At Least 1 Dead, 6 Wounded After Car Crashes Into Bar Terrace in Paris, Reports Say
22:19 GMT 29.07.2021 (Updated: 22:42 GMT 29.07.2021)
© REUTERS / SARAH MEYSSONNIERFrench police (File)
© REUTERS / SARAH MEYSSONNIER
According to local media reports, the driver of the car that crashed into a bar terrace in Paris is on the run.
A car crashed into a bar terrace in Paris' 17th arrondissement, leaving at least one person dead and six wounded, with one injured person in critical condition, French TV channel BFM reported Thursday.
The driver of the car is said to be on the run, and preliminary information points to the possibility of an accident.
Police said that an operation is underway, asking the public to avoid the area of Sauffroy street.
The incident reportedly occurred at around 11 p.m. local time at the Sports Bar, with the vehicle said to have been travelling too fast and rolling over.
A video allegedly filmed on the scene was shared on social media.
No further details were immediately available.