Thursday 21 September 2017

Nine hurt in chemical spill near Buckingham Palace

Tom Morgan

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.

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