Several injured in London after reports of vehicle ramming pedestrians: police

Police officers attend to the scene after a vehicle collided with pedestrians in the Finsbury Park neighborhood of North London, Britain June 19, 2017.
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LONDON - Several people were injured in north London early on Monday after reports that a vehicle rammed into pedestrians, British police said.

Police said they were called just after 12:20 a.m. (2320 GMT) to reports of a collision on Seven Sisters Road, which runs through the Finsbury Park area of the city.

The Sun newspaper said a van hit a crowd of people near Finsbury Park mosque.

"There are a number of casualties being worked on at the scene," London police said.

"There has been one person arrested."

A Reuters witness saw at least one person being loaded into an ambulance.

A number of police and ambulances were in attendance.

Van rams into pedestrians outside London mosque

  • Police officers attend to the scene after a vehicle collided with pedestrians in the Finsbury Park neighborhood of North London, Britain June 19, 2017.
  • Police officers attend to the scene after a vehicle collided with pedestrians in the Finsbury Park neighborhood of North London, Britain June 19, 2017.
  • Police officers attend to the scene after a vehicle collided with pedestrians in the Finsbury Park neighborhood of North London, Britain June 19, 2017.
  • Police are seen near Finsbury Park as British police say there are casualties after reports of vehicle colliding with pedestrians in North London, Britain June 19, 2017.
  • Police officers attend to the scene after a vehicle collided with pedestrians in the Finsbury Park neighborhood of North London, Britain June 19, 2017.
  • Emergency services are seen near Finsbury Park as British police say there are casualties after reports of a vehicle colliding with pedestrians in North London, Britain June 19, 2017.
  • Police officers attend to the scene after a vehicle collided with pedestrians in the Finsbury Park neighborhood of North London, Britain June 19, 2017.
  • Police officers attend to the scene after a vehicle collided with pedestrians in the Finsbury Park neighborhood of North London, Britain June 19, 2017.
  • Armed police officers attend to the scene after a vehicle collided with pedestrians in the Finsbury Park neighborhood of North London, Britain June 19, 2017.
  • Armed police officers attend to the scene after a vehicle collided with pedestrians in the Finsbury Park neighborhood of North London, Britain June 19, 2017.

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