Police and ambulance crews on the incident at Finsbury Park, London. Photo: James Gourley/ Rex/ Shutterstock
The London ambulance service replied a number of resources have been transmitted to the incident in Seven Sisters Road. Kevin Bate, deputy managing director of operations, articulated: We were called at 12.15 am to reports of a road traffic crash at Seven Sisters Road.
We have transmitted a number of ambulance crews, improvement paramedics and specialist reactions teams to the scene. An improvement trauma team from Londons air ambulance has also been dispatched by car.
Images and video posted to Twitter depicted police vehicles blocking wall street and a cordon in place. More than a dozen emergency vehicles could be seen near the UKCG Help Centre at the junction of Seven Sisters Road and the A503 Tollington Road.
One resident told the Press Association he hopped out of the path as the van struck pedestrians. The man, who did not is intended to be identified, mentioned: The gentleman proceeded directly down this route, people were just conversing, talking, just doing exactly what we doing.
And he just came into all of us. There was a lot of people. We got told to move straight away. I was scandalized, scandalized, shocked. There were torsoes around me. Thank God I just moved to the side, I only jumped. Everyone is hurt. Everyone is actually hurt.
Another witness Abdikadar Warfa told the Guardian he and and others caught hold of the van motorist, who shed kickings and punches as he was attempting to escape.
Warfa replied: He tried to run away he was attempting to escape. Some people were hitting him he was fighting to run away.
I heard the seem of the van crashing. One person was under the van,
some were run down.
My friend said he had to removing the van, I was busy with a human who tried to flee. My pal told you he said some words, but I didnt hear it.
One witness, who asked not to be called by the Guardian, replied: I was sitting in a coffeehouse. My cousin was injured, hes in infirmary now. Someone told me two people were lodged for the purposes of the van. People tried to removing the van up. Police were quick to the scene.
One woman who lives opposite the panorama told the BBC: From the window, I started hearing a lot of yelling and screeching, a lot of chaos outside. Everybody was hollering: A vans reached people, a vans reached people.
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Prime Minister Theresa May has described the attack on worshippers near Finsbury Park mosque as a terrible incident, adding: All my dreams are with those who have been injured, their loved ones and the emergency services on the incident.
The incident happened in Labour leader Jeremy Corbyns Islington north constituency. He liberated a declaration on Twitter showing his startle.
It goes after two attacks in London in which pedestrians were been hit by vehicles. The first was
in Westminster in March and and the second largest was a fortnight ago in London Bridge .
A helicopter could be heard circling over Finsbury Park and police have cordoned off the area.