UK police treat Parliament crash as terrorism, seek motive

  • In this frame grab taken Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018 armed police detain a man, third right, who was in a car that crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament stands to the right of a bus in London. London police say that a car has crashed into barriers outside the Houses of Parliament and that there are a number of injured. (SKY News via AP)

    In this frame grab taken Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018 armed police detain a man, third right, who was in a car that crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament stands to the right of a bus in London. London police say that a car has crashed into barriers outside the Houses of Parliament and that there are a number of injured. (SKY News via AP)

  • Forensics officers work on the car that crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament to the right of a bus in London, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Authorities said in a statement Tuesday that a man in his 20s was arrested on suspicion of terrorist offenses after a silver Ford Fiesta collided with a number of cyclists and pedestrians before crashing into the barriers during the morning rush hour. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
  • Forensics officers work near the car that crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Authorities said in a statement Tuesday that a man in his 20s was arrested on suspicion of terrorist offenses after a silver Ford Fiesta collided with a number of cyclists and pedestrians before crashing into the barriers during the morning rush hour. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

  • A forensics officer works near the scene near of a car that crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament to the right of a bus in London, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Authorities said in a statement Tuesday that a man in his 20s was arrested on suspicion of terrorist offenses after a silver Ford Fiesta collided with a number of cyclists and pedestrians before crashing into the barriers during the morning rush hour. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

LONDON — Police flooded central London streets and cordoned off the city’s government district Tuesday, after a speeding car plowed into cyclists and crashed outside Parliament in what authorities were treating as an act of terrorism.

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