A serious incident outside the Natural History Museum where a car mounted the pavement and injured pedestrians was a non-terror related accident, Metropolitan Police have confirmed.
Police were called to Exhibition Road at 2.21pm on Saturday (October 7) and have now confirmed the incident was a road traffic accident.
One man detained by police at the scene is under arrest and in custody at a north London police station, The Met said.
Emergency services attended the incident and London Ambulance Service confirmed that they have treated 11 people, nine of whom were sent to hospital.
A Metropolitan spokesman said: "Whilst enquiries continue it is believed a car mounted the pavement and collided with a number of pedestrians.
"Eleven people were found at the scene with varying injuries and nine of them have been taken to hospital, and this includes the man that was detained by police.
"Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing.
"The man detained by officers is currently under arrest and is in custody at a north London police station.
"The incident is a road traffic investigation and not a terrorist-related incident."
Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing.
A police investigation is ongoing.
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