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Emergency services are attending a collision outside Marble Arch tube station.

Road closures are in place after the incident, which occurred at around 11am on Friday (August 25).

London's Air Ambulance helicopter and London Ambulance Service have attended the scene.

A cyclist is reported to be injured.

Traffic is also reported to be heavy in the Westminster area.

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That's all for tonight - here's a recap

A car and a lorry collided - which then struck a cyclist outside Marble Arch tube station.

The male cyclist suffered a serious leg injury as a result and an emergency helicopter attended the scene.

The A40 at Marble Arch was closed after the incident at 11am - and reopened after eight hours.

Police launched an appeal for witnesses and dashcam footage. To read the full story, click here.

The A40 at Marble Arch is now FULLY reopened

One lane remains closed on the A40 eastbound

A Transport for London alert said:

“[A40] Marble Arch (W1) (Eastbound) at the junction of Park Lane - One lane is closed southbound following a collision.”

Several bus routes have returned to normal service

Road closed for six hours and traffic remains slow

Three lanes of the A40 eastbound at Marble Arch, at the junction of Park Lane have been closed for around six hours.

Traffic remains slow on approach with southbound Edgware Road from St John’s Wood.

Northbound Park Lane is slow from Hyde Park Corner.

Diverted traffic is slow moving eastbound on Seymour Street, and westbound on Wigmore Street, on approach to Orchard Street.

Police launch public appeal for witnesses

Detectives from the Serious Collisions Investigation Unit (SCIU) are investigating the crash.

DC Amanda Hawke, from the SCIU, said:

“We really need to understand more about what happened and hear from anyone who saw this collision, anyone with footage, particularly dashcam should contact our incident room number.”

Any witnesses, anyone with information or in possession of footage should contact the SCIU on 0208 543 5157.

Traffic is still being diverted after the collision

A Transport for London alert said:

“The road is closed southbound due to a collision. Traffic is being diverted eastbound onto Oxford Street.”

Cyclist was treated on the scene before being rushed to hospital

The cyclist was rushed to hospital by paramedics after he was treated on the scene this morning.

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said:

“We were called at 10:50am to reports of a road traffic collision on Oxford Street.

“We sent multiple resources to the scene, including paramedics in cars, an ambulance crew and an advanced paramedic. London’s Air Ambulance was also dispatched.

“We treated a man at the scene for a leg injury and took him as a priority to a major trauma centre in central London.”

Bus and coach companies affected

Oxford bus company ‘X90’ route will not stop until Hillingdon:

And National Express services will be subject to diversion:

Traffic still slow and on divert in the area

Transport for London’s latest traffic update reveals:

  • Traffic remains slow on approach with southbound Edgware Road queuing back beyond A40 Westway.
  • There are still queues westbound along Bayswater Road back to Lancaster Gate.
  • Northbound Park Lane remains slow on approach to Marble Arch with queues back to Hyde Park Corner.
  • Diverted traffic is slow moving eastbound on Seymour Street, and westbound on Wigmore Street, on approach to Orchard Street.

Video at scene shows multiple emergency vehicles

Twitter reacts to 'chaos' at scene

Traffic cameras show aftermath of crash scene

A car and a lorry collided - which then struck a cyclist who sustained a serious injury

A car and a lorry collided - which then struck a cyclist, according to police.

The male cyclist suffered a serious leg injury as a result and an emergency helicopter attended the scene.

A Metropolitan Police spokesperson said:

“Police are dealing with a road traffic collision in Marble Arch.

“Officers were called at 10.50am on Friday (August 25) to reports of a collision at Marble Arch, outside the train station.

“A car was reported to have been in collision with a HGV lorry which then struck a cyclist.

“The male cyclist suffered a serious leg injury as a result.

“London’s Air Ambulance and London Ambulance Service have attended the scene.

“Road closures are in place while emergency services deal.

“Enquiries continue.”