A number of pedestrians have been injured after a car crashed into a security barrier at the U.K. Parliament building in London. None of the injuries are believed to be life-threatening. Armed police, ambulances, and firefighters responded to the incident at the Palace of Westminster that happened at around 7:30 a.m. local time (2:30 ET).
Police said a man in his late 20s has been arrested on terrorism offenses. An eyewitness told the BBC that it appeared the driver crashed deliberately. A BBC reporter described the scene: “They are wrapped in silver blankets. One eyewitness, who declined to give his name, said he saw a small hatchback drive into a group of cyclists and then into the barrier outside the Palace of Westminster. The man said that the driver’s action appeared deliberate.” Hours after the incident, President Trump tweeted: “Another terrorist attack in London…These animals are crazy and must be dealt with through toughness and strength!” Read more at BBC News.