A truck drove into a crowd at Bastille Day ceremonies late Thursday in Nice, France, killing dozens of people, Regional President Christian Estrosi tweeted. French President Francois Hollande has called it an act of terror.
Here’s what we know:
• The attack happened on Bastille Day, a major holiday in France. Victims had been watching fireworks on the beach and were walking down a promenade, either back home or to their cars.
• One witness said the truck driver appeared to accelerate toward his victims
• The driver was killed by French police, authorities said