A truck ran into a Christmas market at 40 MPH in Berlin during what police describe as a “severe incident.” Reports indicate that the truck was moving at about 40 MPH, and there are nine people dead and at least 50 people injured. It is believed to be an act of terror. Zurawski’s cousin, the man who was responsible for the truck, is 37-years-old, and is believed to be a husband and a father.
Ariel Zurawski, the owner of the trucking company involved in the attack, said on TVN24 that the driver was his cousin and he had been in contact with him around noon. He said he suspected hijacking.
The description for the Ariel Zurawski Transport Services is as follows, via its website (translated with Google Translate):
Our company was established in 2005. We started business from one vehicle type Bus weighing up to 3.5 tonnes, and cooperation with one of the world leaders in the field of international road and air transport, ie. DHL Express. With the passage of time and the increase in demand for transport services gradually rozbudowywaliśmy our fleet.
Today we have a fleet with a total weight (DCM) from 3.5 tons to 40 tons. Area business covers Europe and the preferred directions are Germany, Italy, and in particular the Scandinavian countries, among others, Denmark and Sweden. The reliability and competence of our company provides loyalty of customers who from the beginning of the company benefit from our services.
To meet the market trzebom assure comprehensive and timely supply of goods. We employ a permanent crew of reliable and competent drivers, with whom we are in constant contact which allows us to efficiently and quickly resolve any problems, even outside the country. All vehicles are fitted with GPS navigation system.
We have equipment that allows loading and unloading of goods, which for many customers is a big advantage. We guarantee accuracy and professionalism, quick and efficient execution of orders, individual approach to each client, integrity and reliability of orders entrusted to me. This unique strengths of our company that we can guarantee.
The Ariel Zurawski Transport Service offers freights of various tonnage and dimensions including the transportation of loads up to 24 tons, palletized general cargo goods, parcels, and the combination several loads
The website for the Ariel Zurawski Transport Services can be found here.