Emergency services rushed to the scene and established a security cordon while treatment on the victims was underway. The incident is not currently being treated as terrorism-related says officials, although it’s plain to see it has the hallmarks of Islamic terrorism.
“A car is reported to have mounted the pavement and struck a number of pedestrians,” police said in a statement, adding that the condition of the injured remains unknown.
Moment car struck pedestrians
“At this early stage, this incident is not being treated as terror-related,” it added although it has all the hallmarks of a modern-day Islamic terror attack.
Images from London 999 Feed Twitter page
Images from the scene shared on social media show a car smashed into a tree near a busy pavement in Hackney, East London. So far no arrests have been made.
More to follow.