A’serious incident’ has occurred at Westminster Bridge, prompting police and fire officials to rush to the area.
A “major incident” has been reported on Westminster Bridge in London, and police are seeking for a man who is alleged to have plunged into the Thames.
Many emergency vehicles are on the scene on the Central London bridge, according to witnesses.
Footage of both police and fire engines in attendance has been uploaded on social media.
According to accounts, lifeboats and a chopper have ringed the bridge.
According to the Metropolitan Police, they were alerted to complaints of a man with a cut hand and another man jumping into the Thames.
“Police were called to Westminster Bridge at 7.52pm to reports of a man with a cut hand,” the force tweeted.
“It was also alleged that a guy jumped from Westminster Bridge into the River Thames.
Police were called to Westminster Bridge at 7.52 p.m. to complaints of a guy with a cut hand, and they are still looking for him.
A man was also said to have leaped from Westminster Bridge into the River Thames.
The hunt for this man is underway, and the incident is not being viewed as a terror-related occurrence.
The London Fire Brigade tweeted that they are supporting the police with the incident and that “the event is not being treated as a terror-related incident.”
“Firefighters are aiding police at the #Westminster Bridge incident,” they wrote.
“A systematic search of the river is underway following reports of a person in the water.” Firefighters are aiding police at the #Westminster Bridge incident. Due to reports of a person in the water, a thorough search of the river is underway. The bridge is crawling with police vehicles, according to photos published on social media. https://t.co/YI7PbmoURS
“Just returning to Westminster Bridge by boat,” one user posted. “What happened on Westminster Bridge? There are blue lights everywhere,” another individual wrote. Is there anyone who knows? “Just walked out of a restaurant near the London Eye to a ridiculously huge police/fire/ambulance presence on and around Westminster Bridge and on the Thames,” someone another said.
“It appears like something horrible has occurred.
“I’m hoping nothing serious happens.
#westminsterbridge” According to another source, there are approximately seven fire engines and eight police cars, as well as a police boat, two life boats, and a helicopter.
“Something is going on on Westminster Bridge,” they tweeted.
“There are seven fire engines, eight police cars, a police boat, two life boats, and a helicopter,” says the spokesperson.
“It’s just insane.” Brinkwire Summary News