At least seven people have died after being struck by a van in an incident police have confirmed as a terror attack.
As the horror unfolded the taxi driver tried to turn his car around and “ram one of them”.
Speaking to LBC, the cabbie who did not identify himself, said: “I thought, ‘I’m gonna try and hit him, I'm gonna try and knock him down’.
A huge number of police and ambulance staff rushed to the scene of the terror attack
“I spun the cab round, I was about to ram one of them, but he side-stepped and three police officers came running towards them with their batons drawn.
“I was shouting at everybody, just get away from the area, stay back, just run the other way. There were a good few hundred people out there."
The driver revealed how the van veered across the road and the occupants jumped out and “started stabbing people randomly”.
Witnesses have been ushered away from the scene
He added: “He's veered across the road towards the right hand of where Southwark Cathedral is and rammed it where the steps are.
“He just rammed it towards them, wedged it in between the lamppost and the steps and so he's hit people there.
“They've jumped out of the van and started stabbing people randomly. There was a scattering of people.”
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Witnesses described a van, on the wrong side of the road, trying to hit pedestrians.
Armed police are reportedly dealing with an incident in London’s Borough Market, injuring several people.
The Metropolitan police tweeted that officers are on the scene, which is just minutes from the bridge in the heart of the City, where they were reportedly responding to a "stabbing".
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There has been at least one confirmed fatality, according to police.
A taxi driver called Chris told LBC he saw men armed with foot-long knives after a van drove on to the pavement.
He told the station: “I didn't see the van mount the kerb, but I saw everything else.
The emergency services have been praised for their prompt and brave response
“A van came from London Bridge itself, went between the traffic light system and rammed it towards the steps. It knocked loads of people down.
“Then three men got out with long blades, 12 inches long and went randomly along Borough High Street stabbing people at random. I saw a young girl stabbed in the chest.
Dramatic footage from the area, which is popular with diners and tourists, shows police running into Katzenjammers bar, instructing panicked revellers to “get down”.