A man was held down on the ground after people were hit by a car outside London’s Natural History Museum.
According to witnesses, the man drove the vehicle into people near the museum. The paramedics arrived soon at the scene treating victims this afternoon.
There was some footage taken of the man being held down after the alleged incident.
Many people were seen walking past the scene of the incident where it is believed a number of pedestrians have been injured, according to police.
Debris were all over the concrete, with what appears to be part of the bumper of a car strewn nearby.
According to Witnesses
One witness wrote on Twitter: “Just witnessed a car drive into people in London. Safe for now please message your friends if they’re here near the national museum.”
Another user, Lesley Carter, wrote: “Recommend steering clear of the NaturalHistoryMuseum.”
Gina Duggan, said: “Police have blocked off the road right in front of the natural history museum towards south ken station.”
A Metropolitan Police spokesperson said: “Police were called at 14.21 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 scene, and the London Ambulance Service have been called.
“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.”
The Natural History Museum also tweeted on the matter saying that: “There’s been a serious incident outside the Museum. We are working w/metpoliceuk and will provide an update when we have more information.”