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Motorists are experiencing delays on the A40 in Greenford following a collision on the eastbound carriageway.

Transport for London (TfL) is warning road users to expect delays as the A40 Western Avenue is reduced to one lane between Target Underpass and Greenford Flyover.

Police were alerted to the incident at just past 7am on Thursday April 27.

Traffic is queuing back beyond the Polish War memorial

A spokesman from the Metropolitan Police said: "It looks like a car in collision with a motorcycle, A40 Greenford, eastbound carriageway.

"Motorcycle rider doesn't look like particularly seriously injured, but it is very early days."

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Live blog comes to a close

As Transport for London report ‘free flowing’ traffic on the A40 Western Avenue, we bring our live blog to a close.

Police were called to a car in collision with a motorcyclist at 7.04 this morning (April 27), which closed lane three of the eastbound carriageway of the A40 just before the Greenford Flyover.

According to the Metropolitan Police, the motorcyclist sustained minor injuries.

Motorists faced long delays as traffic queued back to Denham in Buckinghamshire.

Full details can be found here:

http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/a40-crash-motorcyclist-left-minor-12951000

Traffic now 'flowing well'

Collision has cleared

What we know so far

As Transport for London continue to warn of severe delays, this article outlines what we know so far.

http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/a40-crash-motorcyclist-left-minor-12951000

Motorcyclist sustains minor injuries

The Metropolitan Police confirm they were called to the scene at 7.04am.

A spokesman has updated getwestlondon on the condition of the motorcyclist, saying: “Motorcyclist reported minor injuries.”

Latest traffic information from Transport for London

A separate collision is being reported on the M4

Transport for London update traffic status to severe

Transport for London is warning of severe delays due to the collision in lane 3 of the A40 eastbound carriageway on the approach to Greenford Roundabout.

On their website, they say:

“Approach with caution.


“Eastbound traffic is slow moving with tailbacks reaching beyond the Swakeleys Roundabout.


“Westbound is also slow moving due to onlookers with tailbacks beyond Greenford Flyover.


“Expect delays .”

Video shows queuing traffic on the eastbound carriageway

Transport for London is warning motorists to expect delays

Car in collision with a motorcycle

Police were alerted to the incident on the eastbound carriageway at just past 7am.

A spokesman from the Metropolitan Police told getwestlondon:

“It looks like a car in collision with a motorcycle, A40 Greenford, eastbound carriageway.


“Motorcycle rider doesn’t look like particularly seriously injured, but it is very early days.”