Five injured after car ploughs into pedestrians in north London

25 August 2022, 22:11

Police said five people had been injured
Police said five people had been injured. Picture: Google Maps/Alamy

By Daisy Stephens

Five people have been wounded after a car mounted the pavement and ploughed into pedestrians on a north London street.

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Emergency services, including an air ambulance, were called to St Ann's Road in Harrow just after 6pm on Thursday.

The Metropolitan Police said five people had been injured and were being treated by medics.

The Met said their injuries were not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing.

The driver of the car, aged in his 60s, was detained, the police added.

The force said the incident was not being treated as terror-related.

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In a statement, the Met said: "Police were called to St Ann’s Road, at 18.10hrs on Thursday, 25 August to reports of a car being involved in a collision with a group of pedestrians.

"Officers are on scene, along with London Ambulance Service and the air ambulance service.

"It is understood that five people have sustained injuries and have been treated by emergency workers.

"At this early stage their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing.

"The driver of the car, believed to be in his 60s, has been detained by police.

"Officers are investigating the circumstances.

"This is not being treated as terror-related."