(The Local) A man drove into a crowd of revellers gathered outside a bar in the southern city of Nimes in the early hours of Friday morning. The incident occurred on the eve of the city’s Feria de Nimes festival.

A man drove into a crowd of patrons gathered outside a bar in the southern city of Nimes early Friday, slightly wounding two before hitting a security barrier and being arrested, witnesses and local officials said.

The 32-year-old suspect, believed to be a local, sped towards a crowd of about 50 outside the “L’Instant T” bar at around 1:00 am (2300 GMT Thursday), witnesses at the scene told AFP.

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