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A4 crash: Two injured in serious collision with lorry in Hounslow

Police remain at the scene while investigation works are carried out on Great West Road

Two people have been taken to hospital after a serious collision with a lorry in Hounslow.

A boy, believed to be around 11-years-old, has suffered a serious head injury and was flown by air ambulance to an east London hospital, following the accident on the A4 at around 3.30pm on Wednesday (September 13).

A second child, a girl, was treated for minor injuries and taken by ambulance to hospital.

 

The crash on Great West Road closed off the A4 between Heston Road and Sutton Lane, Hounslow.

A large presence of emergency services including police, ambulance and fire services were at the scene.

The London Air Ambulance also attended.

The London Ambulance Service was called to reports of a road traffic collision in Lampton Road at 3.26pm.

A Hazardous Area Response Team, two incident response officers and two ambulance crews were sent to the scene along with the air ambulance.

Emergency services at the scene of "serious collision" in Hounslow(Image: @MPSHounslow)

Ian Canning, Incident Response Officer, said: "We arrived at the scene within five minutes of the call coming into the control room.

“We treated a boy for a head injury and he was taken by air ambulance to hospital. We also treated a girl for minor injuries and she was taken by ambulance to hospital.

“We worked well alongside the Metropolitan Police and London Fire Brigade to respond to this incident.”

The Metropolitan Police said they were called to Great West Road at 3.30pm to a road traffic collision involving two pedestrians and a lorry.

They added that a boy aged around 11 had been taken by air ambulance to an east London hospital.

"We await an update on his condition," a spokesman added.

A number of road closures remain in place while emergency services deal with the incident.

A4 Great West Road westbound reopened at 5.40pm.

The eastbound carriageway remained closed at 6.30pm while investigation works were carried out between Sutton Lane and Lampton Road.

Motorists should expect heavy delays and congestion throughout Hounslow.

The driver stopped at the scene.

No arrests have been made and police enquiries continue.

Follow our live blog for updates on the A4 crash.

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