City Cruises Vessel Collides With Tower Bridge

A City Cruises boat collided with the south pier of Tower Bridge this lunchtime. MPS Marine Policing Unit attended the scene and reported that two people were injured. Update 4pm: this has now risen to nine people, according to London Ambulance Service.

The boat docked at St Katharine’s pier and one passenger was removed on a stretcher and taken to hospital while the other was treated ashore. Minor damages to the vessel are reported.

Tower Bridge remains open to pedestrians and road traffic.

Photographs from the scene by Andy Thornley. 

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