Man held after crash near Natural History Museum sparked terror alert released

A woman is treated by emergency services at the scene. PIC: PA
A woman is treated by emergency services at the scene. PIC: PA

A man arrested after a minicab crash sparked a terror alert in London’s museum district has been released by police.

The 47-year-old driver was one of 11 people hurt when his Toyota Prius mounted the pavement and hit pedestrians near the Natural History Museum on Saturday afternoon.

Scotland Yard said the man, who was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, was released on Sunday morning “under investigation”.

Police have already said that the incident was not terror-related.