Bus crash in London's Parliament Square injures 12

Buses in Parliament Square Image copyright London Ambulance Resilience Team
Image caption The ambulance service said it was being treated as a "significant incident"

Three buses have been involved in a crash in Parliament Square, in central London, injuring 12 people.

The London Ambulance Service (LAS) said the crash took place at about 14:35 GMT.

Three men and six women were taken to St Thomas's Hospital with minor injuries, and two men with back pain and a woman with an ankle injury were taken to King's College Hospital.

The LAS said it was being treated as a "significant incident".

There were no serious injuries, Transport for London (TfL) said.

Image caption The crash involved three buses and a van, according to TfL

Tony Akers, TfL's head of bus operations, said a van was also involved in the collision at the junction of Parliament Square and Broad Sanctuary.

He added an investigation into the incident was under way.

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites