09:29 GMT18 May 2021
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    Local police have confirmed that a major accident occurred in the area.

    A car drove into a group of people on a pavement in Kempen, in Germany's district of North Rhine-Westphalia, killing one person and injuring at least three, Bild reported. 

    Local police took to Twitter to inform the public that a road has been closed following a major accident in Kempen.

    According to Bild, for reasons yet unknown, the car driver left the road to the right and rammed a group of people. There are, as yet, no indications that the collision was deliberate, police said. 

    The accident occurred at 16:36 local time. The injured were flown to hospital by the helicopter ambulance service.

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