BBC journalist gives eye-witness account of Westminster incident 4 years ago

BBC journalist gives eye-witness account of Westminster incident

BBC journalist Evan Davis has shared his account.

Davis is the main presenter of the BBC's flagship Newsnight programme, and the former Economics Editor for the channel. He was on the scene when gunshots were first heard outside the Houses of Parliament, and has summarised what he saw and heard at the time of the incident.

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Davis explains that he heard three shots just before 3pm, and then saw some people running whilst others were still behaving as normal. He also saw a car mount the pavement and crash into the wall protecting the grounds of Westminster Palace. A member of the public was injured and another member of the public was tending to the hurt individual.

The journalist goes on to explain the eery atmosphere after the event and following the arrival of security officials.