What was it that London Mayor Sadie Khan once said? Terrorist attacks are “part and parcel of living in a big city.” Well, another “parcel” struck London Tuesday morning outside the Houses of Parliament.
A man crashed a car into security barriers outside of the UK’s Houses of Parliament early Tuesday morning, striking several people on his way through Parliament Square. Three people have been injured, according to the BBC. The incident is being described as a “terrorist incident,” according to Scotland Yard’s head of counter terrorism, Neil Basu.
“Given that this appears to be a deliberate act, the method and this being an iconic site, we are treating it as a terrorist incident,” Basu said.
The driver, described as a man in his “late 20s,” was said to be traveling at a decent rate of speed and didn’t appear to slow down.
President Trump tweeted about Tuesday’s “terrorist incident,” and he didn’t mince his words:
While images of the man have surfaced, there’s no report on who the man is or what his actual motive was for carrying out his actions. Police are also saying that the man is “not cooperating” with authorities.
“CBS This Morning” included video of the incident in their reporting: