Four people injured after car hits pedestrians in Islington just days after Westminster terror incident

Nicola Harley
Police on the scene on Essex Road, Islington after a car drove in to four people

Four people have been injured after a car hit them near a pub in Islington days after an unrelated terror incident at Westminster.

Scotland Yard said they are not treating it as a terror attack.

Officers were called to the scene on Essex Road near the Queen's Head pub at 10.55pm on Saturday.

Officers are not treating the incident in Islington as terror related

A man was arrested and a number of others were seen to run from the car.

Road closures have been put in place in the area.

Panic ensued following the incident after three people were killed and more than 50 injured after terrorist Adrian Ajao hit them with a car on Wednesday outside Parliament.

Islington crash

A spokesman for the Met said: "Police were called at approximately 22:55hrs on Saturday, 25 March to reports of a car in collision with a number of people in Essex Road, N1.

"Officers and London Ambulance Service attended the scene; initial reports state four people are suffering injuries - their condition awaits.

"The occupants decamped from the car and fled the scene on foot. One male has been arrested; enquiries continue.  While enquiries into the circumstances continue, this is not being treated as terrorist related. Officers from Islington investigate."


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