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Chelsea Bridge Road collision: Cyclist dies following collision with lorry during morning rush hour

Emergency services are on scene attending to the crash

Chelsea Bridge in Westminster is shut after a collision involving a lorry, according to police.

Emergency services are on scene attending to the crash, which involved a cyclist and a lorry.

Metropolitan Police confirmed it was called at 7.52am on Wednesday (September 27) to reports of a lorry in collision with a motorcyclist or cyclist in Chelsea Bridge Road.

Chelsea Bridge collision September 27 2017(Image: TfL)

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More details on the cyclist's death

Police has confirmed that the 36-year-old cyclist died in hospital after being struck by a lorry earlier today.

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36-year-old cyclist has sadly died

Tragically, the cyclist involved in this morning’s collision has died.


Metropolitan Police revealed they are investigating a “fatal collision” on Chelsea Bridge.


A spokesman for the force said:


“The cyclist, a 36-year-old woman, was taken to a west London hospital where she died later the same day.


“Her next of kin have been informed.”

Chelsea Bridge re-opens after rush hour collision

Both Chelsea Bridge and Grosvenor Road has reopened, nearly six hours after this morning’s collision.

Traffic remains in the surrounding areas, however.

Lorry driver arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving

Police have confirmed that the lorry driver involved in the collision with a cyclist has been arrested.


The male driver is being held at a police station accused of causing serious injury by dangerous driving, as a female cyclist remains in hospital.


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Chelsea Bridge remains closed as surrounding roads reopen

The woman is in a 'critical' condition

The female cyclist is fighting for her life in hospital, as police reveal the woman involved is in a ‘critical’ condition.

Woman was in 'cardiac arrest' on way to hospital

The female cyclist involved in the collision was in ‘cardiac arrest’ whilst paramedics rushed her to hospital.


A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said:


“We were called at 7.50am to Chelsea Bridge, to reports of a road traffic collision involving a lorry and a cyclist and we arrived on scene within six minutes of the call coming into our control room.


“We sent a number of resources to the scene including two ambulance crews, two single responders and an incident response officer.


“London’s Air Ambulance was also dispatched by car.


“The patient – a woman – was in cardiac arrest.


“Extensive efforts to resuscitate her were made at the scene and on the way to hospital.”

Police confirm woman taken to hospital

Police have confirmed that a female cyclist was taken to hospital after the “serious” lorry crash this morning.


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Video shows police cordon at scene of crash


Buses experiencing 40 minute delays

Woman taken to hospital after collision

Police have confirmed that a lorry was in collision with a female cyclist at Chelsea Bridge.


A Metropolitan Police spokesman said:

“The female cyclist was taken to a west London hospital.


“No condition update at this time.


“Local road closures are in place while emergency services deal.”

Roads still closed as police direct traffic

Police are directing traffic whilst Chelsea Bridge is fully closed.


Grosvenor Road is also closed in both direction between Vauxhall Bridge and Chelsea Embankment.


Traffic is slow moving on Chelsea Embankment eastbound with tailbacks to Battersea Bridge/Chyne Walk.


Battersea Bridge Road and Albert Bridge Road are reportedly slow moving northbound, Oakley Street southbound is slow moving from Kings Road.


Lower Sloane Street is reportedly slow moving southbound. Traffic is slow moving or stationary in and around the diversion routes.


Transport for London suggest motorists should “use other routes and expect delays”.

Police still at scene over one hour later

Metropolitan Police have confirmed they are still at the scene of the crash, more than one hour after they were called.


We are waiting for confirmation of any injuries.

Another crash in west London

We’ve just had reports of a second collision, this time in Paddington.

We’ll bring you updates on this as we get them.

Passers-by take to Twitter to express their concerns

Twitter users hope the “injured are okay” after the “terrible” crash.


Sirens spotted on Chelsea Bridge amid road closures


Police are at the scene of the crash

Buses are on diversion

Buses serving Battersea Park and Sloane Square areas are affected.


Chelsea Bridge is closed in BOTH directions

Chelsea Bridge is closed after the collision, as well as adjoining Chelsea Bridge Road and Grosvenor Road.


Cyclists and pedestrians can still gain some access:

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