Chi Onwurah, Newcastle Central MP, has tweeted she and her staff are SAFE after an incident near the Palace of Westminster.
On Twitter, the MP, said
For information I & my Westminster staff are fine, shaken thinking of the police who protect us & all those we are told have been injured.
— chi onwurah (@ChiOnwurah) March 22, 2017
The Metropolitan police attended the incident.
On Twitter, they said:
— Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) March 22, 2017
The London Ambulance Service also attended the scene.
The organisation’s deputy director of operations, Pauline Cranmer said:
“We were called at 2.40pm to Westminster Bridge to reports of an incident, with the first crew arriving within six minutes.
“We have declared a major incident and our priority is to assess patients and ensure that they are treated and taken to hospital as soon as possible.