To be attributed to a London Ambulance Service spokesperson:
“We were called at 14.20pm to reports of a boat collision on the River Thames near South Bank.
“We sent two ambulance crews, our hazardous area response team (HART) and a duty officer to the scene.
“Waterloo duty station officer, Christine Masson, said: “We treated six patients at the scene for a range of minor injuries.
“We treated a teenage boy for a graze to his leg and another boy for shock.
“We also treated two women for neck pain, one reported to be in her seventies and one reported to be in her thirties.
“We treated another woman, reported to be in her fifties, for knee pain.
“No patients were taken to hospital.”