Shortly before 1630 local time (1530 UTC) on 25 May 2023, a vehicle rammed into the front gates of Downing Street in Westminster, London, which serves as the office and residence of the U.K. prime minister. Police officers arrested the motorist on charges of criminal damage and dangerous driving and cordoned off the surrounding area, including Whitehall Street. There were no injuries connected to the incident, which officials have determined was not terrorism-related.