Young girl dead after car plows into Paris pizzeria
PARIS - French police say a little girl was killed and at least five people were injured when a driver slammed his car into the sidewalk cafe of a pizza restaurant in a small town east of Paris.
An official with the national gendarme service said the driver was arrested soon after the incident Monday night in the town of Sept-Sorts.
The official said the act was deliberate and the driver is suicidal. The official was not authorized to be publicly named according to police policy, but the incident is not being linked to terrorism.
An Algerian man drove his car into a group of French soldiers last week, and a truck attack in the French city of Nice left 86 people dead a little more than a year ago. Several other countries have seen cars used as weapons in recent years.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
LSU sorority fundraising for Max Gruver Foundation
Judge upholds state's decision to pull Ascension daycare's license
More businesses taking shape at Nicholson Gateway
Good Samaritan rescues 4-year-old left behind on hot school bus
Surveillance footage catches pair of juveniles stealing from home in broad daylight