Paris, June 19 (IANS) A car crashed into a French police van in the central Champs Elysées avenue in Paris on Monday and the driver was arrested, a media report said.

No injuries have been reported so far, said French television station BFMTV.

The Champs-Elysees avenue has been blocked after the intervention of police, Xinhua news agency reported.

In a message on their official Twitter account, police said an operation was ongoing in the Champs Elysées and citizens should avoid the area.

This is published unedited from the IANS feed.