A female pedestrian has been rushed to hospital in a serious condition after a crash involving a cyclist in Oxford Street.

A 40-year-old woman has suffered a severe head injury and was taken to a central London hospital where she her condition is "life threatening".

Next of kin have been informed.

Officers from Westminster were called to reports of a road traffic collision at 4.29pm on Tuesday (September 12).

Female pedestrian fights for her life in hospital after serious collision with cyclist in Oxford Street

Pedestrians and motorists are urged to avoid the area as roads closures are in place in Oxford Street in both directions between Davies St and Duke St.

No arrests have been made.

Officers from Westminster are investigating the incident.

Emergency services at the scene of Oxford Street collision involving pedestrian and cyclist

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Traffic easing

Traffic is easing on Oxford Street as the road is re-opened - some delays expected

Road reopens

The road has reopened following Oxford Street collision.

More images from the scene

Officers remain at the scene as Oxford Street continues to be closed in both directions tonight.

Police tape has closed off a section of the road which remains more than three hours after a woman was hit by a cyclist in a serious collision.

Here is a a more recent image from the scene posted by @Andrewmc1975

Current traffic situation

Heavy traffic can be seen in the area in and around Oxford Street as investigation works continue following the cyclist and pedestrian crash.

Oxford Street traffic situation
Oxford Street traffic situation (Image: Google Maps)

Tube stations remain open

All London Underground stations remain open following a serious road traffic collision in Oxford Street.

Transport for London advises bus ticket holders to use their ticket on the underground within Zone 1 as a number of buses are on diversion and experiencing delays.

No arrests made

The Met Police confirmed there have been no arrests made as officers from Westminster continue to investigate the crash.

The cyclist stopped at the scene, police said.

Photo from the scene

Police tape has closed off Oxford Street while emergency services deal with the incident.

Here is an image posted on Twitter by Carl Attard @groovy23 earlier this evening:

Oxford Street closed

Oxford Street remains closed in both directions between Davies Street (Bond Street Station) and Dukes Street.

There is queuing traffic due to accident investigation works taking place.

Police remain on scene dealing with the closure following a serious accident involving a pedestrian.

Bus ticket holders accepted on London Underground

Transport for London has said it is accepting bus ticket holders within Zone 1 to travel on the London Underground.

Bus routes on diversion

A number of bus routes have been placed on diversion while police deal with a serious road traffic accident in Oxford Street.

The following buses have been diverted and subject to delays:

7

10

23

94

98

113

139

159

390

Metropolitan Police statement

A statement from the Metropolitan Police said:

Officers from Westminster were called to reports of a road traffic collision in Oxford Street at 4.29pm on Tuesday (September 12).


At the scene a pedal cyclist had been in collision with a pedestrian.


The pedestrian, a woman in her 40s suffered a severe head injury. The injured woman was taken to a central London hospital where her condition has been deemed life threatening.


Next of kin are aware and at the hospital.”