Morecambe student hit by car in Westminster terror attack

A student from Morecambe was hit by a car which ploughed into pedestrians in today's (Wednesday March 22), suspected terrorist incident in London.

Wednesday, 22nd March 2017, 5:01 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:42 am
Owen Lambert from Morecambe is treated by emergency services near Westminster Bridge. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

Owen Lambert, 18, a student at Edge Hill University in Ormskirk, was on a politics visit and had just come out of Parliament when “the car came out of nowhere”.

Owen, son of Lancaster Guardian content editor Greg Lambert, was taken to a nearby hotel along with other casualties.

He was later taken to hospital after being told by paramedics he would need stitches to a head wound.

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The university issued a statement saying all 14 had been contacted and were “accounted for.”

A spokesman said: “We are currently trying to ascertain the situation and see if there have been any injuries.

“The university have contacted the students and they are all accounted for, as is the lecturer who accompanied them on the trip.”

A woman who was on the bridge and a police officer died and several French schoolchildren were thought to have been injured in the attack.