People hurt as car rams into crowd outside London museum

The Natural History Museum in London. (FOX NEWS Photo)

LONDON (FOX NEWS) — A vehicle rammed into pedestrians outside the Natural History Museum in London on Saturday, injuring several people, police say.

Metropolitan Police said a man had been detained at the scene and they were investigating a motive.

“A man has been detained at the scene. Enquiries to establish the circumstances and motive are underway. If you have any information about this incident, please call 101,” police said in a statement.

No other information was available on the number of people injured or their condition. Emergency servics were said to be on the scene outside the museum.

Metropolitan Police said they would release more information throughout the day.

The BBC reported that the injuries appeared to be minor.

London’s official terrorist threat level has been set at “severe,” indicating an attack is highly likely.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s