A pedestrian is fighting for their life following a collision with a cyclist.

The incident happened shortly before 9.25am on Friday (May 12) at Beaufort Street in Chelsea.

Patrolling police officers attended, as did paramedics from London Ambulance Service.

The pedestrian suffered a serious head injury and has been taken to a central London hospital.

Scotland Yard described her condition as "life threatening".

Police are still at the scene this afternoon, with surrounding roads still closed while emergency services attend.

Earlier this week police reported an elderly man died after he was involved in a collision with a cyclist on nearby Chelsea Embankment.

The incident happened in November, with the 80-year-old pedestrian dying from his injuries five months later in April.

There was also a collision between two vehicles on Beaufort Street in December, which let two people with minor injuries.

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Good news

Some good news this evening.

The Met Police has just been in touch with an update and the latest is that the woman’s injuries are not now believed to be life-threatening.

We send our best wishes to the patient.

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Everything we know so far...

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Road reopened

Met police has told getwestlondon that the Beaufort Street has reopened.

Two-car collision in December

Two people also suffered minor injuries on Beaufort Street at the junction with Cheyne Walk on December 1 last year, following a collision between two cars.

Fatal collision nearby

Earlier this week getwestlondon reported that an elderly pedestrian died five months after a collision with a cyclist on nearby Chelsea Embankment.

The incident happened on November 10, leaving the 80-year-old man in a critical but stable condition for a number of months, before he died from his injuries on April 5.

'Police everywhere'

Bus diversions

Roads closed

Police statement

Here the full statement provided by the Met Police to getwestlondon.

At 09:25hrs on Friday, 12 May patrolling officers found a collision between a pedal cycle and a pedestrian.

London Ambulance Service attended the scene.

The female pedestrian suffered a serious head injury and has been taken to a central London hospital.

Her condition is believed to be life threatening. Local road closures are in place while emergency services deal.”

'Life threatening injuries'

Police say the female pedestrian has suffered a “serious head injury”, and described her condition as life threatening

Pedestrian and cyclist collision

It happened shortly before 9.30am on Friday (May 12) morning, and involved a pedestrian and a cyclist

'Serious road traffic collision'

Scotland Yard says it is dealing with a “serious road traffic collision” in Beaufort Street, Chelsea.