Nine hurt in chemical spill near Buckingham Palace
Published 16/11/2011 | 13:38
THREE people have been taken hospital after a chemical spill from a lorry near Buckingham Palace.
Ambulance crews and police were at the scene in central London with six people assessed at the scene.
A London Ambulance Service spokeswoman said emergency services had closed off parts of Buckingham Palace Road.
She added: "So far, three people have been taken to hospital. Staff are assessing six at the scene. Symptoms are sore throats and headaches - minor injuries."
Scotland Yard said the spill near the Palace involved materials which fell from the lorry.