Man arrested for driving car into pedestrians in Amsterdam

Police confirmed at least 8 people have been injured from the incident

Man arrested for driving car into pedestrians in Amsterdam

A bridge over Keizersgracht to Amstel | Image: www.amsterdam.info

Updated at 21:53

Police in Amsterdam say a car has hit pedestrians outside the city's main railway station.

They said that 8 people have been injured, two have been taken to hospital and three others treated at the scene.

The driver of the car has been arrested. 


Police say he was parked in a place where he wasn't allowed to stop and drove off when they approached him.

Police also said that "There is no indication whatsoever that this is a terrorist attack."

The first images from the Amsterdam incident area showed a major police presence around the railway station with first aid responders treating one person.

A black car was shown to be slightly damaged against a low retaining wall close to the station.