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In pictures: Westminster car crash

Armed police, ambulances and firefighters responded to an incident in central London, which happened shortly after 07:30 BST.

Still frame from BBC News footage of the car which crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament.

Officers were seen surrounding the silver car, which had crashed into a barrier outside Parliament, before a man was arrested.

A car that crashed outside the Houses of Parliament surrounded by members of the emergency services in Westminster Image copyright Reuters
Police on Westminster Bridge, central London, after a car crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament Image copyright PA

Streets around Millbank and Parliament Square were cordoned off for several hours after the crash.

Westminster Bridge is cordoned off to traffic Image copyright Shutterstock

A vehicle swerved into cyclists and pedestrians, injuring three people.

Armed police were seen on Victoria Embankment in Westminster.

Armed police on Victoria Embankment in Westminster, central London, after a car crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament. Image copyright PA
Police on Westminster Bridge, central London, after a car crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament. Image copyright PA

One women is being treated in hospital for serious but non life-threatening injuries.

Scotland Yard have said they are treating the crash as a terrorist incident.

An ambulance near the Houses of Parliament, Westminster in central London, after a car crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament Image copyright PA

Forensic officers examined the vehicle at the scene.

Forensics at the scene of the crash near parliament Image copyright PA

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