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Truck hits pedestrians in Germany: police

A woman was killed during a traffic accident in the city of Passau, southeast Germany, which also left several injured, local police said on Friday.

According to a police statement, a truck hit five pedestrians on the street at around 9:50 a.m. (0850 GMT) and killed a 37-year-old woman. The other passers-by were seriously injured and taken to hospitals, including the deceased woman’s 11-year-old child.

The truck driver, 63 years old, was also taken to hospital with injuries.

The investigation into the accident is ongoing, the police said. ■

Famagusta Gazette