The motorist who killed 5 people in Trier, Germany and injured 14 people when he crashed into pedestrians, has made a statement to the police. It is not yet known what he stated.
In a pedestrian zone in the German city of Trier, five people were killed on Tuesday when a man in an SUV deliberately crashed into the pedestrians. Fourteen people were also injured, several of whom were seriously injured. One of the fatalities is a girl of 9.5 weeks old.
The suspected perpetrator of the massacre is a 51-year-old man from the region around Trier. According to the police, he may not have had a political or religious motive, but the justice system does not rule out psychiatric problems. In any case, the driver was under the influence of alcohol. The man has been arrested. He may have acted alone. He will appear in court today.