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Harrow Road traffic may be heavy this morning after the road was partially closed following an incident in Maida Vale.

The Westminster stretch of Harrow Road was closed between Torquay Street and Sutherland Avenue, where it crosses the canal, in the early hours of Friday (July 13.)

According to travel reports the road was closed following an accident at around 3.30am.

The road is closed westbound just moments away from Maida Vale Underground station but remains open towards central London.

Several bus routes have been affected by the closure and the number 18 and 36 buses are on diversion missing out stops between Royal Oak Station and Sutherland Avenue while the road remains shut to traffic.

According to Google's traffic service Harrow Road is due to fully reopen at 12.30pm.

Metropolitan Police have been contacted for comment.

We will be bringing you all the latest traffic updates and information from this incident in our blog below:

Overturned car set fire following Cirencester Street crash

Metropolitan Police confirmed it was called to a collision in Cirencester Street just of Harrow Road in Maida Vale at 3.57am this morning.

A car was found on its roof and on fire at the scene.

Nobody was hurt in the crash.

A Met spokesman said:

“Police were called to a collision in Cirencester Street, Maida Vale at 3.57am. The incident was damage only but a car was on its roof and caught on fire at the scene. Nobody was hurt. London Fire Brigade Officers and London Ambulance Service also attended.”

Buses back on track

According to TfL buses diverted due to the Maida Vale road closure have now resumed their normal service.

Harrow Road is closed here

A Westminster stretch of Harrow Road is closed as it crosses the canal following reports of a crash in the early hours of this morning.

See which bus routes are affected by the Harrow Road closure

Harrow Road traffic following crash

Reports of an early morning crash has led to part of Harrow Road being closed on Friday (July 13). A Westminster stretch of the road was shut at around 3am this morning and will stay closed until after 12pm today, according to Google Traffic. The road is closed westbound as it crosses the canal between Torquay Street and Sutherland Avenue. Several bus routes are affected. Metropolitan Police has been contacted for more information.