Pedestrians injured after car crash outside Houses of Parliament

A NUMBER of pedestrians have been injured after an incident outside the Houses of Parliament, police have confirmed.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 14th August 2018, 9:55 am
Updated Tuesday, 4th September 2018, 3:22 am
Picture: PA
Picture: PA

A crash involving a car has taken place by the barriers outside the Houses of Parliament earlier this morning.

An armed response team is on the scene, as well as a significant emergency services presence.

The man driving the car has been arrested.

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Metropolitan Police tweeted: '˜At 0737hrs today, a car was in collision with barriers outside the Houses of Parliament.

'˜The male driver of the car was detained by officers at the scene. A number of pedestrians have been injured. Officers remain at the scene.

'˜We will issue further info when we have it.'

Police don't believe that anyone is in a life-threatening condition '“ but cordons are in place to assist with the investigation and Westminster tube station is currently closed.

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