A car reportedly crashed into Theresa May's convoy in Belgium

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  • A car crashed into a convoy carrying UK Prime Minister Theresa May and Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel in Belgium on Friday, local news outlets reported.
  • Neither May nor Michel was injured.
  • Two police officers on motorbikes reportedly had mild injuries.
  • Local media described it as an accident.

A car crashed into UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s convoy in Belgium on Friday, local news outlets reported.

May was travelling with Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel to a World War I memorial in Mons, in the country’s southwest.

It’s not clear whether May and Michel’s car was directly hit. Neither was hurt, according to the Belgian outlets Sudinfo and De Standaard.

Two police officers who were on motorbikes were hit and taken to a hospital with mild injuries, Sudinfo reported.

De Standaard and the Belgian newspaper Le Soir both described the crash as an accident. The identity of the driver who crashed into the convoy is unknown.

Michel ordered the convoy to stop to check on the police officers before continuing on the journey, De Standaard and the Belgian newspaper La Dernière Heure reported.

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