Three people have been killed and dozens more injured after a man reportedly drove a car into a crowd of spectators at an event related to the Austrian Grand Prix.
The event is taking place in Graz, the largest city in the Styria region of Austria, just 50km from the Red Bull Ring. According to the BBC, the event is being held in relation to the race.
The regional governor confirmed that three people had died and 34 were injured, some seriously. Multiple ambulances and helicopters were sent to the scene, many of which were stationed at the circuit for the race.
It’s believed the driver, who is “mentally unbalanced”, intentionally targeted the crowd and was travelling around 100km/h according to witnesses.
“The driver deliberately drove into pedestrians. I myself saw a woman being run over,” the city’s mayor, Siegfried Nagl, told Kleine Zeitung newspaper.