Five hurt as car ploughs into pedestrians in London

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A car has reportedly crashed into a group of pedestrians in London, injuring five.

The incident is understood to have taken place in St Ann's Road in Harrow, North London.

According to MyLondon, the incident is not being treated as terror-related, although police are investigating the circumstances.

One man has been detained, the Met has said.

The Met Police told Harrow Online: “Police were called to St Ann’s Road, at 18.10hrs on Thursday, August 25, 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 are being 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.”

The incident is understood to have taken place shortly after 6pm on Thursday.

Emergency services remained at the scene past 9pm, around three hours after they were initially called out.

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