Paris (CNN)Tourists strolling along Paris' famous Champs-Elysees on Monday afternoon watched in horror as a car rammed into a police van -- and some witnessed the car burst into flames as police grabbed the man inside and put him on the ground.Read more here.
The armed driver deliberately plowed into the police vehicle and later died, authorities said.
"We were waiting to cross the street and suddenly heard an explosion and the car was in flames," said Eugenio Morcilla, who captured video after the collision. "The police acted very quickly."
Monday, June 19, 2017
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