Van Mows Down People on London Bridge Man with Knife arrested

London Bridge has been placed on lockdown after a van reportedly ploughed into a crowd of pedestrians.

The bridge has been closed in both directions while armed police investigate the “major incident”.

Witnesses at the scene reported seeing a white van drive into a number of pedestrians just before 10.30pm on Saturday evening.

There were also unconfirmed reports of a knife attack on passers-by following the vehicle crash.
Police are warning people to avoid the area and the station has been shut.

More than one person has died after an incident involving a vehicle and stabbings in the London Bridge area of the capital, police have said.

Armed police responded to reports of a van hitting pedestrians on the bridge in central London.

The Met Police said officers were also at Borough Market nearby where they were responding to reports of stabbings.

The force said they were also attending a reported incident in Vauxhall.