Cyclist Fights for Life After Collision With Refuse Lorry

Roads closed from Chelsea Embankment to Queenstown Road

Queens Circus, Battersea. Picture: Google Streetview

A cyclist is in a critical condition in hospital after being involved in a collision with a refuse lorry this Monday evening (9 July) in Battersea.

The incident took place at 5.45pm in Queens Circus and has resulted in a significant number of road closures including from Chelsea Embankment to Queenstown Road at the junction with Battersea Park Road. Severe traffic disruption is expected. Road users are advised to avoid the area if possible.

Police remain at the scene along with London Fire Brigade, London Ambulance Service and London's Air Ambulance.

Enquiries are underway to trace injured man's family.

The driver of the lorry stopped at the scene and was not arrested.

Anyone who witnessed this collision but has not yet spoken with police is asked to call South West Command Unit by dialling 101 and quoting reference CAD6494/9JUL.

July 9, 2018