Metropolitan Police say that several pedestrians were injured when a vehicle hit barriers outside London’s Parliament around 8am local time on Monday. The driver was arrested at the scene.
Parliament Square was shut down, according to British media, and a large number of police cars descended on the site.
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Witness says vehicle hit several cyclists and then smashed into barrier outside Parliament – one casualty being treated. Police taking situation, understandably, very seriously pic.twitter.com/URCa3NJzVN
— Alain Tolhurst (@Alain_Tolhurst) August 14, 2018
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— Yotam Rozenwald (@Yotam_R82) August 14, 2018
A number of pedestrians have been injured after a car crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament, Scotland Yard said. pic.twitter.com/mqya2baX4M
— Sam Lister (@sam_lister_) August 14, 2018
Sources: rt, Reuters