John Barrowman caught up in Berlin car crash which left at least one person dead

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Dancing on Ice star John Barrowman has confirmed he was caught up in the horror crash which has seen at least one person die in Berlin.

At least 30 people are thought to be injured at the scene in Rankestrasse in Charlottenburg, Berlin, Germany.

And John added that there are "dead bodies all over the place".

No further information about the perpetrator was immediately available, though German police have confirmed a male suspect is now in custody.

It's still unclear whether the crash was an intentional act of a traffic accident.

Police told Tages Spiegel: "We do not yet know whether it was an intentional act or a traffic accident.

"We arrested the driver and are clarifying the matter."

Posting to his Twitter account, John shared a clip which showed the destruction around him, explaining: "So my friend Mikey Kay told us to sit by a tree just in case anything else happens because it’s something that’s between us and any other vehicles that might come.

"It’s really pretty bad guys, there’s… over where we are here there’s a lot of police, there’s a dead body in the middle of the road then over here there is all the emergency services that are trying to help victims and people.

"There’s a lot of people walking with limps and injuries. If I’m pointing to you from the road, up there the car came down onto the pavement… we had dinner in that restaurant last night," he said, pointing out the scene around him.

Explaining how the crash happened, John said: "The car came down onto the pavement, then it’s come down onto the road over there, has hit somebody, then has gone down the road and come back onto the pavement down that way.

"It came back onto the pavement and [went] through a bunch of people, gone through… the photograph I posted of a cafe, and right into a storefront window."

He added: "The police presence is unbelievable, they are clearing out the area, it was cordoned off. I heard the bang and the crash when we were in a store, and we just came out and saw the carnage.

"There’s helicopters coming in now to airlift people, so I’m going to let you see this then I’ll get back to you."

Another clip showed a helicopter coming in to land and help those injured, as John explained: "We have been moved all the way down away from the incident, you can see up there the police behind us and there's other police cars coming.

"This is bad, this is serious. I mean, really bad. There's multiple fatalities, there is hundreds of emergency services that are in the area, they're blocking off city block after city block, and the cordon keeps expanding and we're being pushed back and out."

He then thanked his friend Mikey, telling the camera: "The first thing he said to us was get behind a tree. Mikey is ex-military. So we did that.

"We're trying to walk back."

John added that he'd already spoken to his parents to let them know he's okay, but admitted he wants to get back to his Berlin hotel so they're off the streets.

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