Car drives into pedestrians in Berlin, killing at least one person

A car has driven into pedestrians in central Berlin, Germany. Local firefighting authorities say at least one person was killed and eight injured.

Police said it is not yet known whether the incident on Wednesday was an accident or a deliberate act, and that they were questioning the male driver.

The incident occurred in a district where a major department store and other facilities are located and many people, including foreign tourists, gather.

Video footage shows ambulances deployed and apparently injured people being carried.