Recap: Westminster incident - three injured as car crashes close to Houses of Parliament

A man has been arrested after three pedestrians were injured when a car crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament this morning, Scotland Yard said.

The area was in lockdown after armed police swarmed the scene. Images posted to social media showed a suspect surrounded by officers being led away from the vehicle in handcuffs. Here's a recap of today's events.

Police at the scene in Westminster. Photo: Ewelina U Ochab/Twitter/PA Wire

Police at the scene in Westminster. Photo: Ewelina U Ochab/Twitter/PA Wire