Three injured after man drives into pedestrians in Germany 4 years ago

Three injured after man drives into pedestrians in Germany

A man has been shot after he ploughed through pedestrians in the German university town of Heidelberg.

Three people have reportedly been injured in the incident, which took place outside a bakery in Bismarckplatz. One victim is said to be a serious condition.

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The driver, who witnesses say was carrying a knife, left the scene on foot and was later tracked down by police, who shot him following a short stand-off.

The driver is said to be in a serious condition in hospital.

While it is not yet known whether the incident was intentional, police tweeted:

"A man drove into groups of people, three hurt, the suspect arrested and wounded,"