Police have closed a road in Shepherd's Bush after a vehicle crashed into a bridge on Thursday (October 12).

As of 3.45pm on Thursday, Old Oak Common Lane is shut, with officers advising motorists to use alternative routes and make use of Scrubs Lane.

Transport for London say the road is managed by Hammersmith and Fulham Council , and the local authority confirmed the road's closure.

Network Rail has been contacted for information and we will bring you updates on the traffic situation as we get them.

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Road reopened

Old Oak Common Lane has reopened after a vehicle collided with a bridge there earlier.

Network Rail statement

getwestlondon has just heard from Network Rail. A spokesman said:

A vehicle struck Old Oak Common Lane bridge at 2.15pm.

“It caused minor delays for a short time.

“Services resumed as normal following an examination at around 2.30pm”

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Old Oak Common Lane closed

Police have tweeted that Old Oak Common Lane is currently closed