Multiple injured after car plows through pedestrians in London

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All major U.K. news outlets, including Sky News, Express, the Mirror and the Telegraph have all reported that at least four people were seriously injured after a car plowed through pedestrians in Islington, London Saturday night.

The incident comes just three days after a terrorist drove a car into pedestrians along the Westminister Bridge.

The Saturday night incident reportedly occurred about 11:00 p.m. London time near the Old Queen’s Head pub on Essex Road, where many bars and restaurants are located.

UPDATE Sunday 4:06 a.m. London time: The Express reported that two knives were found at the scene – one inside the vehicle and one lying outside near the vehicle.   Two male suspects have reportedly been arrested.   

Three of the injured – two males and one female – were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.  Initial reports stated four were injured.

The Express said police have arrested the driver of the vehicle, but claimed they are not treating it as a terror act.  Reportedly there were multiple occupants in the car, who ran from the scene, but one man was caught and arrested.

The Mirror reported that one Twitter user shared an image of the vehicle, and identified an object lying on the pavement beside the vehicle as an “abandoned knife.”

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