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British PM Boris Johnson involved in minor car crash

Published: (Updated: ) in Australian News by .

The incident happened outside parliament when Kurdish protesters ran into the road.

A man has been arrested after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's car was involved in a crash in central London.

Johnson's Jaguar was shunted by a security vehicle in its entourage outside parliament today when a Kurdish protester allegedly ran onto the road.

The vehicle was leaving the parliamentary estate in Westminster with police outriders when a protester ran into the road, prompting the Jaguar to stop and the following Range Rover to drive into it.

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No injuries were reported, and all vehicles quickly moved on.

According to London's Metropolitan Police, a man was arrested at the scene for for obstructing the highway, and for offences under Section 5 of Britain's Public Order Act.

The man had reportedly been protesting about Turkish action against Kurdish rebels.

Johnson, who returned to work at the end of April after recovering from a serious COVID-19 infection, had just finished his weekly question session in parliament.

READ MORE: Why are the Kurds under attack?

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– Reported with AAP

Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/world/uk-news-prime-minister-boris-johnson-car-shunted-by-security-vehicle/d37081f2-6dce-4fc3-a6ed-fbad4a4a82be

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