UPDATE (8:16 p.m. ET): The death toll has risen to 12.
BREAKING: Berlin police raise death toll to 12 after truck rams into Christmas market; 48 injured.— The Associated Press (@AP) December 20, 2016
UPDATE (4:09 p.m. ET): The person arrested at the scene may have not been the driver.
A suspicious person was arrested near #Breitscheidplatz. Whether it is the driver of the truck, is currently under consideration.— PolizeiBerlinEinsatz (@PolizeiBerlin_E) December 19, 2016
A passenger in the truck was found dead at the Christmas market.
UPDATE (3:42 p.m. ET): Christine here, taking over for Cortney. The truck driver has been arrested by German police. He was located not far from the scene of the Christmas market.
BREAKING: German police arrest driver suspected of plowing truck into crowd at Christmas market in Berlin: police spokesman on local TV— Reuters World (@ReutersWorld) December 19, 2016
UPDATE (3:11 p.m. ET): Media are now reporting that multiple people have died.
A truck driver has driven into a crowd of shoppers in a Christmas market in Berlin, Germany. Multiple people are reported to be injured. The attack is eerily reminiscent of the Bastille Day attack in France last year.
BREAKING: Large truck plows into crowd at Christmas market in Berlin, police and German media report; injuries reported.— NBC Nightly News (@NBCNightlyNews) December 19, 2016
At least 50 people have been injured, CNN is reporting.
This post will be updated.