Terrorism Is Suspected After Man Drives Into Police Convoy On Champs-éLyséEs

PhotoPARIS — A man was immobilized, and most likely killed, Monday afternoon after he rammed a car into a police convoy on the Champs-Élysées in Paris, the French authorities said.
In April, a gunman wielding an assault rifle shot at police officers on the Champs-Élysées, killing one of them.
The Paris prosecutor’s office opened a terrorism investigation, suggesting that the authorities believed the collision was intentional.
On social media, witnesses reported seeing a car, a Renault Mégane, on fire on the Champs-Élysées, the famed avenue in western Paris that is both a tourist attraction and a shopping district.
Police officers have been the target of several attacks in France in the past months and years.

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