London Bridge: Van mows down pedestrians, witness says
By Steve Almasy, Ralph Ellis and Natalie Gallon, CNN
Updated 6:43 PM ET, Sat June 3, 2017
Witness: Van hit pedestrians on bridge02:47
A witness says two people are stabbed at nearby Borough Market
"It looked to me that the van was aiming at the people," a witness tells CNN
London Metropolitan Police say the bridge is closed in both directions
(CNN)A van mowed down pedestrians as it sped down London Bridge in the British capital Saturday night, leaving bodies lying in the roadway, a witness to the incident told CNN.
Also Saturday, two men entered a restaurant at Borough Market, just south of the Bridge, and stabbed two people inside, a witness told CNN on Saturday. The patrons sheltered in the basement and police have arrived at the scene, the witness said.
-- London Bridge Tube station was closed.
-- London Bridge was closed in both directions.
-- Authorities have not provided details of the incident or said how many people are injured.
Mark Roberts, the witness on the bridge, said the van was traveling south across the River Thames at a high rate of speed and was swerving as it struck several people, knocking one person "about 20 feet into the air."