Police Investigating Incident in London After Car Strikes Pedestrians; One Man Detained (UPDATE)
Police are on the scene near London’s Natural History Museum after an incident involving a vehicle that jumped onto the pavement and struck a number of pedestrians.
Per a police statement, one man was detained by law enforcement following the incident and several injuries have been reported. The collision occurred on Exhibition Road in South Kensington.
Police are investigating for a motive and whether it is a terrorist incident. BBC News correspondent Chloe Hayward was on the scene and said people were being treated on the street with minor injuries.
— Chloe Hayward (@chloefhayward) October 7, 2017
UPDATE 11:10 AM ET: Police have said that the incident is not being treated as a terror-related incident.
— Joe Lynam BBC (@BBC_Joe_Lynam) October 7, 2017
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information comes in.
Watch the report above, via CNN.
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