Car drives into carnival procession in Germany, several hurt

The driver has been arrested, police said.

At least 30 people, many of whom were children, were hurt in the crash that took place during the annual Rose Monday parade in the afternoon, investigators said. They were all taken to local hospitals with various degrees of injuries, some of which were serious, according to police.

The unidentified suspect, who police said lived in Volkmarsen, was immediately apprehended and was scheduled to make a court appearance after treatment for injuries he sustained during the crash, police said. The investigation was ongoing.

"No information can currently be given on the motive," police said in a statement.

Although the police said there is no evidence of an ongoing threat, as a precaution, all Mardi Gras events in the German state of Hesse were canceled.

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