Several People Injured After Car Strikes Pedestrians Outside London’s Natural History Museum

A number of people were injured Saturday when a car mounted the pavement outside the Natural History Museum in London and struck pedestrians, according to media reports.

Scotland Yard said on Twitter that one man had been detained at the scene.

Police said emergency services were on the scene in South Kensington, the Associated Press reports.

The crash happened at 2:20 p.m. on a day when the central London museum is usually teeming with pedestrians including international tourists. Photographs showed a dented silver car and a man being pinned to the ground outside the museum, the Associated Press reports.

Police said Saturday they are working to establish the circumstances and the cause.

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SOURCE: USA Today, Doug Stanglin