Westminster car crash: Man arrested on suspicion of terror offences


A man has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences after a car crashed outside the Houses of Parliament, injuring two people.

Officers were seen surrounding the vehicle before the man in his late 20s was detained, shortly after 07:30 BST.

Cyclists were hit in the crash and London Ambulance Service said it had taken the patients to hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

No one else was in the car and no weapons have been found so far.

“At this stage, we are treating this as a terrorist incident and the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command is now leading the investigation,” said Scotland Yard.

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Source: BBC News