BREAKING: Terror As Car Rams Police Vehicle – Packed Tourist Area Evacuated

Armed French guards have reportedly pinned a man down at the Champs-Élysées as and have sealed off the area after a car rammed a police van. A witness in the capital said he heard shots being fired and smoke coming from one of the vehicles.

Paris police say a security operation is underway and the area has been cordoned off. It is understood the car crashed into a police van, but there are no reports of any casualties as yet.

People were seen fleeing the area as police officers armed with machine guns frantically cleared the tourist hotspot. A witness, who was just 20 metres from the incident, said: “Large bangs followed by what sounded like shots fired near a car with smoke coming out of it on Champs Elysees.”  More follows…

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