Car ‘mounts pavement and ploughs into pedestrians’ as police rush to scene

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Police are attending the scene on a busy London street after a car mounted the pavement and ran into pedestrians.

Several people have reportedly been injured in the incident in Stamford Hill, Hackney which occurred just after 9:30am on Friday morning.

It is not currently being treated as terror-related, and no arrests have been made.

Emergency services including ambulance and fire crews are at the scene with paramedics treating the injured.

Hackney Police said on Twitter: "Officers are at the scene of a collision in #StamfordHill, N6.

"A car is reported to have mounted the pavement and struck a number of pedestrians.

"At this early stage, this incident is not being treated as terror-related."

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Photos from the scene show police tape cordoning off the area, outside a shop selling Christmas trees. A bus stop appears to have been damaged by the car.

In a statement, Metropolitan Police said: "Police and London Ambulance Service are in attendance at a collision in Stamford Hill, N16.

"A car is reported to have mounted the pavement and struck a number of pedestrians.

"We await an update on any injuries.

"At this early stage, this incident is not being treated as terror-related.

"Enquiries are ongoing; no arrests have been made.

"Anyone with information, video or images that could assist police are asked to call 101 ref CAD/1782."

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