Car crashes into pedestrians in London leaving five in hospital

Driver arrested for dangerous driving after incident on Bromley Road in Bellingham

A Scotland Yard spokesman said: ‘The driver of the car was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.’ Stock photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

A Scotland Yard spokesman said: ‘The driver of the car was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.’ Stock photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

 

Five people have been left in hospital after they were run over by a car in London.

Police were called to Bromley Road in Bellingham at 8.20am on Sunday after a car hit a wall and collided with a group of pedestrians.

Paramedics and an air ambulance were called and the five injured were taken to nearby hospitals.

Their conditions are not yet known.

A Scotland Yard spokesman said: “The driver of the car was detained at the scene by an off-duty police officer before being arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.”

Roads around the area have been closed while investigators examine the scene.

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