Police have quickly confirmed the incident is being treated as a ‘collision’
A man has been detained after a car mounted the pavement, hitting pedestrians, near the Natural History Museum in London.
The Man can be clearly seen on the floor with blood in front of him which suggests there was an apparent struggle.
— Police Hour (@PoliceHour) October 7, 2017
Officers from the Met Police acted quickly and arrested the driver. A number of people are reported to have been hurt during the incident.
Brave members of the public quickly grabbed hold of the man who was held to the ground with a bloodied face.
It is believed that members of the public stepped in and dragged him from the car.
Met Police have confirmed the following details ” Police were called at 1421 on Saturday, 7 October to reports of a collision in Exhibition Road, South Kensington.
It is believed that a number of pedestrians have been injured. Officers are on the scene, and the London Ambulance Service has been called. A man has been detained at the scene.”
There’s been a serious incident outside the Museum. We are working w/ @metpoliceuk and will provide an update when we have more information
— Natural History Museum (@NHM_London) October 7, 2017
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