Statement on incident in South Kensington

7 October 2017

Peter McKenna, Deputy Director of Operations, said:

“At just after 2.20pm today, (7 October), we received reports of an incident at Cromwell Road, South Kensington.

“We sent multiple resources to the scene, including our hazardous area response team, ambulance crews, paramedics in fast response cars and incident response officers.

“We treated 11 patients, mostly for leg and head injuries, and took nine of them to hospital.

“We have worked closely with other members of the emergency services at the scene, with our priority being to get people to safety and ensure they received the medical help they needed as quickly as possible.”

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