A police patrol car hits a pedestrian in Frankfurt am Main. The Hessian State Criminal Police Office is now investigating.

A police patrol car hit a pedestrian on a street in Frankfurt am Main and seriously injured him.

The 47-year-old man was taken to a hospital on Thursday, police said. Police officers had previously provided first aid on site until the emergency services arrived. The Hessian State Criminal Police Office has now taken over the investigation. According to the statement, these should clarify the exact course of the accident and the cause of the accident. It was initially unclear whether the patrol car was driving with its blue lights or siren on. The police and the State Criminal Police Office did not provide any further information for the time being.