Nine people have been injured after a pleasure boat crashed into Tower Bridge. The Millennium Diamond boat hit the north side of the famous bridge at around midday.
A 64-year-old passenger was left with serious head and pelvic injuries after falling down a flight of metal stairs. Another eight people were injured in the crash, the cause of which is yet unknown.
- The boat began its journey at 11.35am from Greenwich Pier to Tower Bridge
- The vessel sustained "minor damage"
- 26 passengers and four crew later disembarked at St Katherine's Docks