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A man in his 20s is fighting for his life in hospital after his scooter collided with a car in Kilburn High Road.

Police were called to the scene along the A5 at around 3.30am on Wednesday (November 29) and said the rider was in a "life-threatening" condition.

The road remains shut in both directions near Kilburn High Road station.

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Traffic cams show congestion on Kilburn High Road

What happened?

A man is in a “life-threatening condition” after his scooter was involved in an early morning collision with a car in Kilburn.

You can read the full story here.

Rush hour congestion

The road is open in both directions as the vehicle’s involved in this morning’s collision have been removed from the scene.

But there is now heavy congestion as it is of course rush hour. Expect delays.

Minor delays

Congestion is clearing, but there are residual delays after this morning’s collision.

A Google traffic map which shows minor delays in Kilburn
A Google traffic map which shows minor delays in Kilburn (Image: Google )

Road reopens

Kilburn High Road has been reopened and traffic is now moving.

Drivers are being told to expect minor delays, but traffic cameras show the congestion is beginning to clear.

Where is the driver?

The driver of the car that was involved in the collision stopped at the scene.

They are currently “assisting police with their enquiries”, said a police spokesman.

Closure causing long delays

There are long queues heading in both directions in Kilburn High Road as a section remains closed.

There are also delays on Belsize Road.

The closure is affecting a number of bus routes, including the 16, 32, 98, 206, 328 and 332.

Officers from the Met’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit are currently on the scene.

Biker in life threatening condition

Police closed of a section of Kilburn High Road after a car and a scooter collided at around 3.30am this morning.

The biker, who is in his 20s, was taken to a north London hospital in a life-threatening condition.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman says “no arrests have been made” but “enquiries are ongoing”.

Kilburn High Road in Kilburn
Kilburn High Road in Kilburn (Image: Google )