Six injured after car driven into crowd outside Asda supermarket
Six people have been injured after a car was driven into a crowd of people at a shopping centre in north Manchester.
Emergency services were called to the Asda at Harpurhey shopping centre just before 3.30pm today, including the air ambulance.
It is understood that six people â" whose ages have not yet been released â" were hit by the vehicle.
An 80-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and the crash is not being treated as terror related.
A spokesman for the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) described four of them as âwalking woundedâ.
Two others suffered leg injuries, the extent of which are not yet known.
Witnesses said ambulances were scrambled to the scene, as well as police.Advertisement Advertisement
The air ambulance has also been called.
An NWAS spokesman said: âWe were c alled to Lee Road at 3.25pm to reports that a car had collided with six pedestrians.Jeremy Corbyn claims Donald Trump ordered Theresa May to bomb Syria
âWe have a number of resources at the scene, including six ambulances and two senior clinicians.
âThere are four walking wounded, two others have leg injuries.â
The service later tweeted: âOur crews were called to a large scale incident in Harpurhey, Manchester at 15:25pm.
âWeâve had six ambulances at the scene along with the air ambulance and three senior clinicians. Six patients are being treated for serious
injuries after a collision with a vehicle.â
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