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UPDATE: Man released under investigation following South Kensington collision

News   •   Oct 08, 2017 11:09 BST

A 47-year-old man arrested following a collision in South Kensington on Saturday, 7 October has been released under investigation.

Police were called at 14:21hrs to reports of a road traffic collision in Exhibition Road, SW7.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and found a car had been involved in a collision with a number of pedestrians.

Eleven people were found at the scene with varying injuries and nine of them were taken to hospital for treatment. This included the driver of the car involved.

The majority of those injured have now been discharged and there are no serious injuries.

A 47-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of dangerous driving and was taken to hospital for treatment before being taken to a north London police station.

This morning (Sunday, 8 October), he was released under investigation while enquiries continue.

Detectives from the Roads and Transport Policing Command are continuing to appeal for information about the incident.

DC Darren Case from the Roads and Transport Policing Command said: "Because of where this collision occurred and the number of pedestrians involved, I fully appreciate the concern and alarm this incident caused. Enquiries have established that this incident is not terrorist related and I'd like to thank those who came to assist the injured. Thankfully there are no serious injuries with the majority now discharged from hospital.

"We are grateful for the patience of those in and around the area following the disruption caused. We would ask anybody who saw what happened, or who have any pictures or moving footage that could help us gain a greater understanding of what happened, to get in touch with us.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit at Merton Traffic Garage on 020 8543 5157. You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

= The incident is entirely a road traffic investigation and is not a terrorist-related incident.