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Falling Lane collision: West Drayton road closed as police attend crash

Hillingdon Police have warned motorists to avoid the area whilst road closures are in place

Police have warned to avoid the road in West Drayton(Image: Hillingdon Police)

A main road in West Drayton has closed after a collision.

The A408, Falling Lane, is closed between Apple Tree roundabout and Otterfield Road due to an earlier incident, on Thursday (August 24).

Hillingdon Police have warned motorists to avoid the area whilst road closures are in place.

Metropolitan Police are believed to still be at the scene of the crash.

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And that's all for now

We’re now closing the blog for tonight. For the full story on the collision, click here.

Buses in the area are back to normal

Transport for London has confirmed the route is now clear after the incident.

U3 bus in collision

Transport for London confirmed the incident involved a U3 bus.

Man rushed to hospital suffering from a head injury

A man was taken as a priority to a major trauma centre, suffering from a head injury, after the collision.

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said:

“We were called today at 1.48pm to Falling Lane, West Drayton, to reports of a road traffic collision.

“We sent an incident response officer and an ambulance crew to the scene. London’s Air Ambulance was also dispatched.

“We treated a man at the scene for a head injury and he was taken as a priority to a major trauma centre.”

Three buses are on divert in the area

Motorbike and bus involved in the collision

Metropolitan Police confirmed a motorbike and a bus were involved in the collision.


A spokeswoman for the force said:

“We were called today at 1.52pm by London Ambulance Service to a collision on Falling Lane, involving a motorbike and a bus.

“Initial reports suggest injuries are not life threatening or life changing.”

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