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

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

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

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.

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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.