At least 3 injured in deliberate auto ramming in Toulouse, France

Katrina Barker
November 11, 2017

The three injured, one male and two female, are all at their early 20s, said the consulate.

A driver with psychological problems rammed into a group of college students in a suburb of Toulouse in southwestern France, injuring three Friday, police said.

Toulouse Prosecutor Pierre-Yves Couilleau said Friday evening that two students remained hospitalized and one had left the hospital.

The person was not on a security watch list and had minor offenses, mostly drug-related, police said.

The incident happened about 4 pm local time, outside a business high school, le Lycée Saint-Exupéry, French media report.

There was no information immediately available on any possible motivation of the driver.

The injured students were believed to be Chinese nationals, the BBC reported.

The report says the driver is a 28-year-old man, who was arrested on the site. A 23-year-old is more seriously injured, a young man and another girl, aged 22 and 23, have lighter injuries.

Last summer, a Tunisian man used a large truck to kill 86 people in the southern French city of Nice.

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