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Breaking: Marseille Car Crash At Bus Stops Leaves At Least One Person Dead

A man has been arrested.

21/08/2017 12:12 SAST | Updated 21/08/2017 12:12 SAST

At least one person has died in the French port city of Marseille after a car crashed into people at two different bus stops.

The 35-year-old driver of the vehicle has been arrested, Reuters reports.

The public has been advised to avoid the Old Port area.

Philippe Laurenson / Reuters
<strong>French police secure the area in the French port city of Marseille.</strong>
Philippe Laurenson / Reuters
<strong>One person was killed and another injured after a car crashed into two bus shelters in&nbsp;Marseille.</strong>

"At the moment we have no information on the motives of this individual," a police official told Reuters.

The driver of the vehicle first hit a bus shelter at about 8.15am local time in the 13th district in the poorer northern part of the city, before hitting a second bus shelter an hour later in the 11th arrondissement, several km south.

The incident comes as Spanish police hunt for the 22-year-old driver who plowed a van into a crowd in Barcelona on Thursday.

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