ONE Dead After Van Crashes Into Bus Stop In Marseille

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One person has died and another has been left injured after a van crashed into two bus stops in the French city of Marseille on Monday – it is not terrorist-related.

The driver, according to French officials, is being treated for psychological problems, and has been arrested.

The van mounted the pavement at 8:15am and hit and injured a 29-year old person. 45 minutes later, the van then crashed into a second bus stop six miles away. This time, the driver killed a 42-year old woman.

The van is a Renault Master van and was driven by a 35-year old male known to the police for “acts of minor delinquency”.

One witness spoke to BFMTV about the incident.

“It happened very quickly, 15-20 seconds. It had to be deliberate,” they said.

The incident is not being treated as terrorist-related. It comes after a 22-year old driver ploughed into pedestrians in Barcelona on Thursday.

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