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A cyclist is fighting for his life after being involved in a collision with a lorry in west London.

It happened in Wood Lane at 5.30pm on Tuesday (May 16) evening at the junction with Westway.

Emergency services are at the scene and Wood Lane was closed northbound between South Africa Road and A40 Westway.

CCTV footage showing emergency services at the scene on Tuesday (May 16) evening

It is also closed southbound at the junction with the A40 Westway and motorists are being warned to stay clear of the area.

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That's it for this evening

Traffic remains slow moving and we’re going to log off for the night. We’ll bring you updates on this very serious incident in the morning.

Update

Wood Lane remains closed northbound between South Africa Road and A40 Westway.

The westbound on slip onto the A40 from Wood Lane is also still closed.

A40 update: Some routes "easing"

  1. Northbound traffic is now slowly moving in Wood Lane between Uxbridge Road and South Africa Road.
  2. Southbound traffic in Wood Lane is also beginning to flow between A40 Westway and Uxbridge Road.
  3. Delays set to continue on Westbound (approaching to Savoy Circus)

“Same story as always”

A number of officers were spotted at the scene earlier this evening.

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"Terrible accident"

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A40 closures

Wood Lane remains closed northbound between South Africa Road and A40 Westway and southbound at the junction with A40 Westway.

The westbound on slip onto the A40 from Wood Lane is also closed.

A40 traffic update

According to Traffic for London the situation is “ongoing” and affecting the following routes:

  • There are westbound delays on the A40 on approach to Savoy Circus.
  • Traffic is slow moving in both direction sin Wood Lane between A40 Westway and Uxbridge Road. Expect delays.

Emergency services attended the incident

An earlier Tweet shows the scene early this evening.

London Fire, London Ambulance and Met Police attended the scene.

'Poor soul on a stretcher'

Air ambulance

Driver stopped at scene

Police say the lorry driver involved in the collision stopped at the scene

Road closure and delays

According to Jambuster Wood Lane is closed northbound between South Africa Road and A40 Westway and southbound at the junction with A40 Westway due to a collision. Westbound on slip onto the A40 from Wood Lane is also closed.

There are delays westbound on the A40 on approach to Savoy Circus.

Busses being diverted

Wood Lane is at 'a standstill'

Incident is near the A40 Westway

The accident happened at 5.30pm, and has resulted in the closure of Wood Lane at the junction of the A40 Westway

Fighting for his life

Met Police has told getwestlondon that the male cyclist has been taken to hospital with life threatening injuries.

Cyclist collision with lorry

Emergency services are at Wood Lane, near the junction with the A40 Westway, following a serious collision between a cyclist and a lorry.