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    Car crash outside London's Houses of Parliament "a deliberate act" say Scotland Yard.

    A car crash in Westminster which left three people injured is being investigated by London's counter terrorism officers.

    READ MORE: Car Smashes Into Security Barriers Outside UK Parliament: Several Injured

    Here's what we know so far:


    • Around 07:30 BST a silver car driven by a man in his 20's crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament in Westminster and into morning commuters and pedestrians.
    • One woman remains in hospital in a serious but not life threatening condition.
    • One man has been discharged from hospital.
    • One man was treated at the scene for his injuries.
    • A man has been arrested in London on suspicion of terror offences.
    • The suspect is in custody in a south London police station.
    • No other weapons have been found.
    • Parliament Square and Westminster remain shut off to the public.
    • Police need to establish his identity and motivation
    • The suspect is not currently cooperating with counter terrorism officers.
    • The British government's Cobra emergency committee is meeting at 14:00 BST


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