London Bridge is closed as police deal with an “incident”
London Bridge is closed after a stolen van crashed into cars and a bus before the driver ‘jumped’ into the River Thames.
The Metropolitan Police were called to the area just after 8am this morning.
They say a stolen van crashed into cars and a bus before the driver jumped out and fell into the River Thames.
The Marine Policing Unit, the Coastguard and the London Ambulance Service attended.
He was recovered from the water and is being treated at the scene by paramedics, but is expected to be taken to hospital.
He has been arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle.
It has since been reopened southbound but buses remain on diversion northbound, Transport for London (TfL).
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