Man released in museum crash inquiry

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    Image caption The crash took place on Exhibition Road, in ’s South Kensington

    A male detained following a crash outside London’s Natural History Museum has actually been launched under examination, authorities stated.

    The 47-year-old had actually been questioned on suspicion of hazardous driving.

    Eleven individuals suffered non-life threatening injuries in the occurrence, including a Black Toyota Prius, in South Kensington on Saturday.

    The Metropolitan Police stated it was not “terrorist-related” and is appealing for witnesses.

    stated individuals it dealt with – consisting of the – had primarily and leg injuries. 9 were required to health center.

    The Met stated none of the injuries was thought to be life altering and most of those harmed had actually been released by Saturday night.

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    Media caption Video reveals a guy being pinned to the ground near the Natural History Museum

    Saturday’s occurrence at about 14:20 BST on Exhibition Road at first stimulated panic in a location popular with travelers and households.

    Armed authorities were released and video footage rapidly emerged revealing a male, thought to be the chauffeur, being limited on the ground.

    However, the Met later on stated its questions was “completely a roadway traffic examination”.

    Det Con Darren Case, from the force’s roadways and group, stated he valued “the issue and alarm this occurrence triggered”.

    “Enquiries have actually developed that this occurrence is not terrorist associated and I ‘d like to thank those who concerned help the hurt,” he stated.

    As well as the Natural History Museum, the location is likewise the home of the and the and Albert Museum.

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    Image caption Road closures at the scene have actually now been raised

    Theresa May tweeted her thanks to very first responders and members of the general public, including: “My ideas are with the hurt.”

    London Sadiq Khan likewise tweeted his thanks and expect a “quick healing” for those hurt.

    “For Visitors and londoners preparing to visit our exceptional museums and destinations in the location, please be ensured they will be open as typical tomorrow.”

    The future husband of vocalist Pixie Lott, Oliver Cheshire, was among those who held down the chauffeur of the automobile associated with the occurrence.

    He later on tweeted:

    The existing fear hazard in the UK is at “serious” – the 2nd greatest level – suggesting an attack is extremely most likely.

    Police state anybody with any details about the occurrence is asked to get in touch with the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 02085435157.

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