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Several people hurt after vehicle mounts pavement outside London's National History Museum

Several people hurt after vehicle mounts pavement outside London's National History Museum

London police said on Saturday a number of pedestrians had been injured near the city's Natural History Museum and that a man had been detained at the scene, but they were not treating the incident as terrorism-related.

"11 people were found at the scene with varying injuries and nine of them have been taken to hospital, and this includes the man that was detained by police", Metropolitan Police said.

Most people caught up in the crash were treated for leg and head injuries, the London Ambulance Service said.

A man has been arrested after a vehicle ploughed into pedestrians on a pavement outside the Natural History Museum in London.

London's "museum row" was open for business as usual Sunday, with the Natural History Museum, Science Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum operating as usual one day after pandemonium broke out after a vehicle struck pedestrians.

But police are reportedly not treating the incident on Saturday as terrorist-related, even after a series of vehicle attacks on popular tourist sites in the United Kingdom capital. A woman with a blood-soaked bandage on one foot was pushed in a wheelchair to an intersection where an ambulance was to pick her up.

In June seven people were killed and over 30 more injured when a van plowed into a group of pedestrians outside of a pub near the London Bridge, before three knife-wielding suspects stabbed several patrons.




Footage and photographs posted on Twitter showed the detained man next to a black auto with its door open and its bonnet severely damaged.

But police later said the incident was not "terrorist-related" and is being treated as a road traffic collision. The area was cordoned off Saturday by heavily armed police, according to video posted on social media.

Anyone with information is being urged to call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit at Merton Traffic Garage on 02085435157, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

The incident comes as the terror threat level in Britain is at "severe", its second-highest level, meaning that an attack is likely.

He was taken to hospital for treatment before being taken to a police station in north London.

A large police presence descended on Exhibition Road, South Kensington, yesterday afternoon after a black Toyota Prius hit people outside the museum at about 2.20pm.

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