Taxi causes 'serious injury' after accident in London's Covent Garden 4 years ago

Taxi causes 'serious injury' after accident in London's Covent Garden

A black cab has mounted the pavement in London's Covent Garden and hit a number of pedestrians.

The incident occurred on Wednesday evening on Southampton Street.

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Police have stated that it is not terror related.

Emergency services were called to the scene shortly after 5pm.

A spokesman for the Met Police said:

"Police on scene at Covent Garden dealing with serious injury accident involving a taxi.

"Not terror-related. Further updates will follow."

They also said that the driver of the cab is now "assisting police."

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London Ambulance also tweeted:

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"We're aware of an incident in #CoventGarden & have crews on scene.

"We will provide more information as soon as we have it."