UK PM Boris Johnson unharmed in automotive crash as protester runs at his convoy

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson escaped unharmed in a automotive crash that occurred outdoors the Parliament in London. A person who rushed into the PM’s convoy was arrested following the crash.

The incident passed off shortly UK PM Boris Johnson left the House of Commons after the weekly Prime Minister’s Questions session (Photo: Reuters)

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s automotive was concerned in a crash outdoors the gates of Parliament in London on Wednesday as a protester rushed in the direction of his convoy. The Metropolitan Police confirmed that their safety automobiles had been concerned within the collision close to Parliament Square.

“The police autos had been a part of a safety motion. A pedestrian is reported to have stepped onto the highway, inflicting the autos to instantly cease, which has led to 2 of the autos within the convoy being concerned in a damage-only collision,” the Met Police stated in an announcement.

“No accidents have been reported. A person, no additional particulars right now, was arrested on the scene for offences beneath Section 5 of the Public Order Act and for obstructing the freeway. All autos had been capable of drive from the scene,” the assertion stated.

Downing Street stated there aren’t any reviews of any accidents after social media pictures emerged of the incident, which passed off shortly after Johnson, 55, left the House of Commons after the weekly Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs) session. One of the safety autos inside his prime ministerial motorcade was seen to have hit the again of the Prime Minister’s silver Jaguar as his driver slammed the brakes, leading to a serious dent.

“I feel the video speaks for itself as to what occurred. No reviews of anyone being injured,” a Downing Street spokesperson stated. The protester, believed to be a Kurdish activist, is seen being grabbed by Scotland Yard officers on obligation close to the Palace of Westminster and has since been arrested.

Johnson’s motorcade rapidly sped away from the scene following the incident, as safety officers had been heard shouting “keep again” to members of the general public and protesters who recurrently collect in and round Parliament Square.


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