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South Road in Southall is closed in both directions due to a serious accident between The Green and Uxbridge Road.

Police, ambulance and fire service are at the scene and the road has been closed near Southall railway station.

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The crash happened in South Road in Southall
The crash happened in South Road in Southall

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Thanks for joining us

Thanks for joining us today as we brought you updates on the Southall crash, in which a cyclist sadly lost his life.

You can read our full story on the crash HERE.

Have a safe evening.

Road reopened

South Road has now reopened following the earlier crash, however there are still long queues along South Road and Uxbridge Road, as the road was closed for several hours.

There are still long delays in the area, following the extensive closure
There are still long delays in the area, following the extensive closure (Image: Google Maps )

Lorry involved in the crash

This was the lorry involved in the crash in South Road earlier today.

The lorry involved in the crash earlier this morning
The lorry involved in the crash earlier this morning (Image: @VisitSouthall)

Drivers advised to avoid the area

Motorists are advised to avoid the area by Ealing Council, as the road closure remains in place.

Bus routes still diverted

The road closure means bus routes 95, 105, 120, 195, 482, E5, H32 are still diverted.

South Road still remains closed

South Road in Southall is still closed, four hours on from the crash, between The Green and Uxbridge Road, congestion remains from Delamere Road to Green Drive.

This is a current traffic map of South Road and Uxbridge Road where severe congestion remains.

(Image: Google Maps )

London Ambulance Service statement

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said:

“We were called at 8.54am to reports of a road traffic collision on South Road, Ealing.

“We sent a single responder in a car, two ambulance crews, our hazardous area response team and an incident response officer to the scene, with our first crew arriving in three minutes. London’s Air Ambulance were also dispatched.

“Sadly, despite extensive resuscitation efforts by our medics, a man died at the scene.”

Full story on the crash

Here is our full story on this fatal crash in Southall this morning. South Road remains closed between The Green and Uxbridge Road/The Broadway and congestion remains on Uxbridge Road between Delamere Road and Green Drive.

Read the full story here.

Avoid travelling to Southall

This is the advice from a Twitter user who was caught up in the delays caused by the crash this morning.

Congestion causing delays on Uxbridge Road

The fatal crash this morning has led to queues on Uxbridge Road from Delamere Road to Green Drive. Motorists are advised to continue avoiding the area.

(Image: Google Maps )

Man dies in Southall crash

The Metropolitan Police has just confirmed that a cyclist has died in the crash this morning.

A Met Police spokesperson said: “Police were called at approximately 08:56hrs to South Road, at the junction with St Joseph’s Drive, following reports of a road traffic collision between a lorry and a cyclist. Officers attended along with colleagues from the London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance.

A male, believed to be aged in his 60s, was pronounced dead at the scene.Next of kin are aware.The driver of the lorry stopped at the scene and is assisting police with their enquiries.There have been no arrests.Officers from the Met’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit deal.

Road closures are in place.Motorists are advised to avoid the area.”

Buses on diversion

Bus routes 105 and E5 will be terminating at Carlyle Avenue, 482 and H32 will be terminating at Merrick Road and 120 and 195 are on diversion due to the crash.

Reports of an air ambulance near the scene

An eyewitness has reported seeing an air ambulance near the scene of the crash.

Traffic map

This is the current traffic situation around Southall, there are long tailbacks on Uxbridge Road near the junction of South Road and South Road has been closed between the railway station and Southall Broadway.

(Image: Google Maps)

'Road likely to be closed for number of hours'

Transport for London has said the road is likely to be closed for a number of hours.

South Road closure

Good morning, thanks for joining us today, as we bring you the latest on the South Road closure following a serious crash between The Green and A4020 Uxbridge Road/The Broadway.

All emergency services have been called to the scene.