Man drives into several pedestrians at German airport, causing multiple injuries 

Man drives into several pedestrians at German airport, causing multiple injuries

  • The man also drove into several cars at the Cologne-Bonn Airport, police said 
  • Police added there were indications that the man had mental health issues

A man drove into several pedestrians in a parking garage at a German airport on Friday, leaving some people injured, police said.

The man also drove into several cars at the Cologne-Bonn Airport found in the west of the country, German news agency dpa reported. 

Police said there were indications that the man had mental health issues.

The man, who was driving a rental car, injured ‘five or six’ people in the incident, two of them police officers, a spokesperson said. The suspect was detained and brought to a hospital in Cologne, and is set to be admitted to a closed psychiatric ward.

According to German tabloid Bild, the man resisted arrest before being overpowered by police. Police said that nobody’s life is in danger. 

‘He apparently drove towards several cars and pedestrians, who were able to avoid him,’ said a police spokesman, quoted by Bild.

No other details on the incident were immediately available.

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A man drove into several pedestrians in a parking garage at the Cologne-Bonn Airport in Germany (pictured) on Friday, leaving some people injured, police have said

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