Car crash incident in London - 11 injured

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Postby Wayne » Sat Oct 07, 2017 2:29 pm

People injured in crash near London museum

A car has been involved in a collision near the Natural History Museum in London, police say.

The Metropolitan Police said a "number" of people had been injured - but a BBC reporter at the scene said she was told by police the injuries were minor.

One person has been detained following the incident in Exhibition Road in South Kensington.

Police said inquiries are under way to establish the circumstances and any motive.

BBC reporter Chloe Hayward was leaving the Natural History Museum as the incident happened.

"I could see was a car diagonally across the road, looking like it was going into one of the boulders on the side of the road, and I could see a crowd of people around what was clearly one or two people on the pavement," she said.

She added there were now armed police at the scene.

"We have had lots of police coming onto the scene, helicopters above, and I can see an ambulance which is definitely having someone put in, but it isn't clear how bad that injury is."

Sarah Frodsham, from Stoke Newington, north London, who was walking to the Science Museum on the same street, said: "When waiting for the light, we heard what I thought was gunshots and saw a car drive over the pavement. We just ran. My friend dived on the floor and cut her hands.

"When it calmed down we walked back to where we'd been and saw a gentleman on the floor being restrained by police."
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Postby MusicRecords » Sat Oct 07, 2017 2:58 pm

Oh gosh...
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Postby Wayne » Sat Oct 07, 2017 5:18 pm

The Police have stated that this is a road traffic accident and NOT a terrorist incident.

11 people are injured - a car mounted a pavement and mowed them down. Those injured are not with life threatening or life changing injuries.

1 person has been arrested and is currently in custody.
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Postby SalBoy » Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:06 pm

So then is nothing special or important just accident

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Postby MusicRecords » Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:52 am

SalBoy wrote:So then is nothing special or important just accident

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It matters even if it was “just” and accident :roll: more people could’ve easily been injured or even killed
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