Van ploughs into crowd near Las Ramblas in Barcelona, several hurt (VIDEO)
The city police confirmed that a "massive crash" has happened in downtown Barcelona.
Pictures and video emerging from the scene show police cars and ambulances near the Las Ramblas shopping centre in the city.
The driver of the van reportedly fled on foot after crashing into the pedestrians.
Total panic - we are all getting pushed back- la Ramblas pic.twitter.com/1MwYLfFZJc— Aamer Anwar (@AamerAnwar) August 17, 2017
Van crashes into crowds of peoples near Las Ramblas in Barcelona city centre - multiple injuries (Video - D Cohen) pic.twitter.com/mw6fpwWQto— BREAKING.UK (@BreakingDotUK) August 17, 2017