A moped rider has been taken to hospital following a collision with a car in Brentford on Tuesday (July 18) afternoon.

It happened on Boston Manor Road, near the junction with The Ride, at around 12.45pm.

Police were unable to give a condition update on the injured person.

However, Scotland Yard said officers were still at the scene at 3pm, and that surrounding roads remained closed.

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Time to wrap things up

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We’ll have further updates on Wednesday (July 19).

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What we know so far

Here’s what we know so far about this afternoon’s incident.

LAS statement

A statement has been released by London Ambulance Service.

It reads:

We were called at 12:45 today (July 18) to reports of a road traffic collision in Boston Manor Road, in Brentford.

“We sent a number of resources including an ambulance, a paramedic in a fast car, our Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) and an officer to the scene.

“We also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance. The first paramedic arrived at the scene in six minutes.

“We treated a patient at the scene and took him as a priority by road to a major trauma centre.”

Air ambulance in attendance

London Air Ambulance has conformed it attended the scene this afternoon, but that the injured person was taken to hospital by road

'Air ambulance in attendance'

According to one person on Facebook, the incident occurred near Swyncombe playing fields, and saw an air ambulance landed in the park.

getwestlondon has contacted both the London Air Ambulance and London Ambulance Service.

Surrounding roads affected

TfL list surrounding roads as being affected by the collision.

They are Clitheroe Road and The Ride

Traffic in the area

As a result of the road closures, traffic is inevitably building in and around the area, as this image from TfL shows

Traffic on roads surrounding Boston Manor Road following the collision on Tuesday (July 18) afternoon
Traffic on roads surrounding Boston Manor Road following the collision on Tuesday (July 18) afternoon (Image: TfL)

Bus diversions

Road closed in both directions

According to Transport for London (TfL), Boston Manor Road is closed in both directions.

Rider in hospital

Metropolitan Police has told getwestlondon that officers were called to Boston Manor Road, near the junction with The Ride, at 12.45pm, to reports of a collision between a moped and a car.

The moped driver has been taken to hospital. At this stage police can offer no information on his condition.

Roads in the area are still shut as a result of the incident