A busy section of the Hammersmith Gyratory has been blocked after a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle on Wednesday evening (July 12).

The incident happened at the junction of Hammersmith Boradway and Beadon Road, outside the Tube station.

Pictures from the scene show that officers from Metropolitan Police and paramedics from the London Ambulance Service are in attendance.

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We’re going to close the blog now, but you can read the full article on the Hammersmith Broadway collision here.

Another image from the scene of the collision

Metropolitan Police and London Ambulance Service block off part of the Hammersmith Gyratory after a pedestrian was hit by a car
Metropolitan Police and London Ambulance Service block off part of the Hammersmith Gyratory after a pedestrian was hit by a car (Image: @Matt_Scrivener)

Another picture taken earlier shows the exact spot where the collision happened, which could be closed for a while yet as police continue to investigate.

List of bus services diverted from Hammersmith

Transport for London has listed the bus services which have been forced to make diversions due to the Hammersmith collision. Expect delays for some time if you’re planning to catch any of these services.

Get West London's full article on the collision

You can read our full story on the Hammersmith Broadway collision here.

Buses remain at a standstill around collision scene

This photo from the scene shows buses remain backed up at Hammersmith Broadway after tonight’s collision between a police car and a pedestrian.

Met Police confirm a marked police car was involved

Metropolitan Police have confirmed reports from eye-witnesses that the injured pedestrian in Hammersmith was hit by a marked police car. Here is the force’s statement in full.

Officers in a marked police car were on route to an emergency call when their vehicle was involved in a collision with a male pedestrian in Hammersmith.


The collision occurred at Hammersmith Broadway outside Hammersmith tube station at approximately 17:57hrs on Wednesday, 12 July.

The male pedestrian, aged 71, has been taken by London Ambulance Service (LAS) to hospital in a critical condition.

Police are in the process of informing next of kin.

There are no other reported injuries. Road closures are in place.

No arrests have been made. Enquiries are ongoing.

The marked police car was travelling on blues and twos at the time of the collision.

The Met’s Directorate of Professional Standard have been informed as a matter of course.

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has also been made aware.

Officers from the Met’s Road and Transport Policing Command continue to investigate.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call police on 101.

Cordon remains in place near Hammersmith Tube

Commuters are still tweeting about the large emergency services presence in Hammersmith.

The Tube station remains open and there is a good service on all lines, according to Transport for London.

Hammersmith coach station forced to close

National Express says it has had to close its Hammersmith station due to the collision. Those affected should call the assistance line here.

Collision near Tube station entrance

Metropolitan Police and London Ambulance Service block off part of the Hammersmith Gyratory after a pedestrian was hit by a car
Metropolitan Police and London Ambulance Service block off part of the Hammersmith Gyratory after a pedestrian was hit by a car (Image: @poppy1628)

This picture from the scene shows emergency services blocking off part of the gyratory near Hammersmith Tube station.

Claims junction a long-standing danger

Witnesses were quick to claim that the area presented a constant danger for pedestrians.

Pedestrian knocked down in Hammersmith

People in Hammersmith began tweeting at around 6pm tonight (July 12) about a pedestrian who had been hit by a car near Hammersmith Broadway.