A morning rush hour collision is causing delays near Heathrow Airport .

Transport for London (TfL) say a it occurred sometime before 6.30am on Wednesday (August 2) on the A4 Bath Road at Hatch Lane, near the Colnbook Bypass in West Drayton .

And at 7.30am TfL revealed all traffic lights were out at the busy stretch of road in Hillingdon due to the collision.

Reports say traffic is queueing at the junction with congestion backing up to the High Street.

Buses are not being allowed to turn right onto Bath Road due to damaged traffic lights with routes 350 and U3 running on a diversion.

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But traffic appears to have eased

There’s no big red blob on the TfL map now

(Image: TfL)

Central crossing closed

TfL say: “The central crossing has been closed for safety reasons”

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Bus diversions

The incident has had a knock-on effect

'Collision reported on A4'

Here’s how TfL told us of the problem this morning

Traffic lights down

The incident has resulted in traffic lights failing at the junction

Congestion at junction

(Image: TfL)

A4 collision near Heathrow Airport

Traffic is building on the outskirts of Heathrow after a collision on the A4 Bath Road at Hatch Lane this morning