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London cab crash

A taxicab crashed into a sidewalk in London on Wednesday, scattering pedestrians and causing chaos one day after a man plowed a pickup truck into people on a bicycle path in New York City, according to witnesses. Police said that the accident did not appear to be terror related. Video posted on social media from the scene in Covent Garden showed multiple police cars in the area following the crash.


  1. Police said a taxicab crashed around into pedestrians around 5 p.m. on Southampton Street. One man person suffered a serious leg injury and was transported to a trauma center. Two other people were treated at the scene for minor injuries and taken to a hospital, according to the London Ambulance Service. A fourth patient was treated at the scene.
  2. Police said the driver of the taxi stopped at the scene. The driver, who was not immediately identified, was detained by police.