LONDON (AP) — Police in Scotland pronounced a series of people were killed and harmed Monday when a rubbish lorry crashed into a organisation of pedestrians in downtown Glasgow.
Superintendent Stewart Carle of Police Scotland pronounced a lorry strike a series of pedestrians as it veered out of control along a swarming highway in a city center.
He pronounced a occurrence was “a highway trade accident, zero some-more sinister.”
“For now it does not demeanour to be a rapist or counsel act that has taken place here this afternoon, though we need to have time to examine it,” he said, adding that a lorry motorist is being treated in a circuitously hospital.
Carle pronounced he couldn’t endorse how many fatalities there had been since it “was over a series of sites.” However, he pronounced “at least” 7 people had been severely harmed and warned that series might rise.
Onlookers suggested a motorist became ill and mislaid control of a vehicle, though officials did not endorse this. The pile-up happened when a streets were alive with Christmas shoppers.
Police pronounced a occurrence happened in mid-afternoon nearby George Square in a executive partial of a city. The lorry strike a side of a Millennium Hotel.
Roads surrounding a site have been closed. At slightest 6 ambulances were on a stage and dozens of military and glow vehicles responded.
Prime Minister David Cameron pronounced his thoughts and prayers are with a victims.