Car strikes pedestrians on Essex Street in Islington, London


PUBLISHED Sat, March 25, 2017 - 7:33pm EDT
Credit: @Steph_R_86


A car has struck pedestrians outside the Old Queens Head pub on Essex Road in London's Islington district, injuring four people, police say. Details are limited but there is no indication of a link to terrorism. (more)





The incident happened at about 10:55 p.m. on Saturday when a car drove into pedestrians on Essex Street. The driver exited the vehicle and initially fled the scene on foot, but a man thought to be the driver was later arrested.

The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), which is also known as Scotland Yard, said four people were injured though there was no immediate word on their conditions.

Details about the exact circumstances of the incident were not immediately available, but the Metropolitan Police Service said it was not being treated as terrorist related. A large number of emergency services responded to the scene.

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