Wrong-way truck driver barrels down Barcelona highway

- Police in Barcelona, Spain say they have detained a man driving a truck with butane gas tanks at high speed against the traffic on a highway. Local media are reporting that police stopped the driver with gunshots.

 A regional police spokeswoman says the truck was traveling on a highway near the northeastern Spanish city's famed harbor around 11 a.m. Tuesday. The spokeswoman for the Mossos d'Esquadra spoke on condition of anonymity in line with the force's policy.

Spanish national television TVE reported that the truck had rammed several cars before local police fired several gunshots to stop it. The police spokeswoman wouldn't confirm the gunshots but said the driver was being interrogated.

A Swedish man identified as Joakim Robin Berggren, 33,  was reportedly arrested at gunpoint, according to the Daily Mail.

There was no indication as yet whether this was an attempted attack or a plain robbery.

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