Fear in London, the car crashes into the gates of Downing Street, the suspicious driver is arrested
A car has crashed into the gates of Downing Street in London. The news was announced by Sky News, according to which a person has been arrested. No one seems to be injured. Traffic is blocked and the area around Whitehall, where government offices are located, is cordoned off.
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak was in Downing Street at the time of the crash, he left after the incident. Chancellor Jeremy Hunt was also in Downing Street at the time
A passerby filmed the scene with his phone. In his video, which has been released, we see the silver car ending up in front of the gate while driving at low speed and opening the trunk. Armed officers guarding the entrance to the British Prime Minister’s residence arrested the driver of the car.
According to Scotland Yard, he was arrested on charges of grievous bodily harm and dangerous driving. It is not known if this was an intentional act. The police said that they are working to clarify the causes of the incident.
A few days ago, the American police stopped the driver of a truck, which collided on Monday evening with the security barriers in Lafayette Square adjacent to the territory of the White House. According to court documents, he praised Adolf Hitler to investigators after his arrest and said he intended to “kill President Biden.”