Police have arrested the driver of the white SUV, which crashed into a cable car stop but were not able to immediately confirm the cause of the incident or whether it was terrorism-related.
Media reports say up to 19 pedestrians have been treated for injuries, with 12 taken to hospitals, including a pre-school aged child in serious condition with head injuries.
Massive incident/accident at the corner of Flinders Street and Elizabeth Street. Ambulance and emergency vehicles rushing to site. Hard to establish what happened. All happening quickly. #melbourne pic.twitter.com/xrAfJXFmc2— Mike Lee (@MikeOWLee1) December 21, 2017
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