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Rooftop footage shows car mowing down cyclists and pedestrians before crashing into Parliament barrier

Rooftop footage shows car mowing down cyclists and pedestrians before crashing into Parliament barrierThis is the moment the suspected Westminster terror attack was captured unfolding on a rooftop camera. A silver Ford Fiesta is seen being driven next to Parliament Square towards Westminster Abbey on Tuesday morning. But, as a group of cyclists stop at a traffic light, the vehicle fails to come to a halt and ploughs into them. As an ambulance passes the car on its right-hand side, it swerves left - crossing oncoming traffic and hitting a number of pedestrians as it mounts a pavement. The car then enters a small road and accelerates to up to 50mph, witnesses said, before crashing into a security barrier. The car, circled, drives past Westminster Abbey As an ambulance passes on its right, the car swerves left After knocking down cyclists, the car mounts a pavement A police officer can be seen jumping another barrier that runs along the side of the road to get away. The driver, a man in his late 20s, was surrounded by police before being arrested on suspicion of terror offences. There was nobody else in the vehicle and no weapons were found, the Metropolitan Police said. Police said he is being held in custody at a south London police station after armed officers swarmed the scene following the suspected terror attack just before 7.40am. It is then seen entering a small road and accelerates A police officer jumps a barrier as the car approaches The vehicle comes to a halt by hitting a barrier Two people were taken to hospital, while a third person with minor injuries was assessed at the scene, the London Ambulance Service (LAS) said. Prime Minister Theresa May said her thoughts were with those injured and thanked the emergency services for their "immediate and courageous" response.



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Taxi hits pedestrians near Moscow's Red Square, injuring 8

Taxi hits pedestrians near Moscow's Red Square, injuring 8MOSCOW (AP) — Eight people, including two from Mexico, were injured Saturday when a taxi crashed into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square in Moscow.



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Van plows down multiple pedestrians in Toronto

Van plows down multiple pedestrians in TorontoThe driver suspected of killing 10 people and injuring 15 others when he ploughed a rental van into pedestrians in Toronto will make his first court appearance on Tuesday when details of a motive for the attack were expected to emerge.



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Truck strikes pedestrians, vehicle in San Francisco, injuring seven

Truck strikes pedestrians, vehicle in San Francisco, injuring seven(Reuters) – At least seven people suffered injuries when a truck hit pedestrians and another vehicle in San Francisco on Monday, an incident that police said was not related to terrorism, authorities and local media reported. ABC7 television reported that a box truck had made an illegal left turn when it struck two pedestrians, a parked car and a Mazda sedan with a family of five inside it. The San Francisco Fire Department said on Twitter that one pedestrian sustained life-threatening injuries and another was seriously injured.



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Van jumps Seattle sidewalk, hits pedestrians, at least 5 injured

Van jumps Seattle sidewalk, hits pedestrians, at least 5 injuredThe incident did not appear to be deliberate, a police official told local media. At least two people were in serious condition. The Seattle police and fire departments posted photos on social media of a white van with a dented left side that was stopped about a yard (meter) from the side of a downtown store.



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New York attack suspect 'shouted Allah Akbar' after leaving truck he hit pedestrians with

New York attack suspect 'shouted Allah Akbar' after leaving truck he hit pedestrians withThe New York terror attack suspect apparently shouted “Allah Akbar” during the incident, it has been reported. At least eight people have died and several others have been injured in lower Manhattan. Witnesses reportedly told the New York Police Department (NYPD) they heard the attacker, who is a 29-year-old male, shout after he left the truck that he used to run over pedestrians.



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Tampa Police Search for Possible Serial Killer in Murder of Three Pedestrians

Tampa Police Search for Possible Serial Killer in Murder of Three PedestriansTampa police are searching for a possible serial killer who may have murdered three pedestrians in two weeks, each walking alone.



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One Dead, Several Injured After Car Plows Into Pedestrians at White Nationalist Rally: 'I Am Heartbroken'

One Dead, Several Injured After Car Plows Into Pedestrians at White Nationalist Rally: 'I Am Heartbroken'No arrest have been made, according to reports.



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At Least 1 Dead After Car Mows Down Pedestrians at Charlottesville White Nationalist Rally

At Least 1 Dead After Car Mows Down Pedestrians at Charlottesville White Nationalist RallyAuthorities are on the scene after a vehicle plowed into a group of people marching peacefully through downtown Charlottesville



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Taxi crashes into pedestrians near Boston's Logan Airport

Taxi crashes into pedestrians near Boston's Logan AirportMassachusetts State Police say a crash that injured 10 pedestrians near Boston's airport does not appear to be an intentional act.



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