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A female pedestrian has been rushed to hospital after a collision with a vehicle early this morning (Wednesday, September 12) in Southall .

Police were called to the scene in South Road and have subsequently closed the road while they investigate.

Photos from the scene show a police cordon blocking South Road from both directions, and it is not currently known when the road will reopen.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: "Police were called at 5.50am on Wednesday, September 12 to reports of a car in collision with a pedestrian on Lady Margaret Road at the junction with The Broadway in Southall.

"Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended. The female pedestrian has been taken to a central London hospital.

"We await an update on her condition. There have been no arrests and enquiries continue."

Local buses are also being affected, and we will be bringing you further updates as they become available in our live blow below.

London Ambulance Service statement

Following the collision, London Ambulance Service (LAS) has released a statement.

A spokeswoman said: “We were called at 5:57am today to South Road at the junction of High Street, Southall to reports of a road traffic collision.

“We sent an incident response officer, two single responders in cars and an ambulance crew to the scene. We also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance response car.
“We treated a woman at the scene and took her to hospital.”

Traffic still very heavy

Following confirmation that the road is still closed, we can see on Google traffic that the traffic in the area is still very heavy

Traffic is still extremely heavy around the South Road area as the road remains closed
Traffic is still extremely heavy around the South Road area as the road remains closed (Image: Google)

"It's not moving at all"

A worker at Bright Angel Travel on South Road has confirmed that the road is still closed.

He said: “The road is closed and it’s not moving at all. It doesn’t look like it will be re-open very soon at all and cars still can’t get past.”

Very heavy traffic

Google’s traffic application is showing that many roads including South Road are very congested following the incident earlier this morning. The darker red the line is, the worse the traffic is.

Google's traffic application is showing extremely heavy traffic on South Road and the surrounding area
Google's traffic application is showing extremely heavy traffic on South Road and the surrounding area (Image: Google)

Bus diversions

Buses are being diverted away from South Road following the collision this morning.

Routes 105, 120, 195, 482, E5 and H32 are all being diverted.

Diversion in place

Met Police statement

As mentioned above, the Metropolitan Police have released a statement on the incident.

A spokesman said: “Police were called at 5.50am on Wednesday, September 12 to reports of a car in collision with a pedestrian on Lady Margaret Road at the junction with The Broadway in Southall.

“Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended. The female pedestrian has been taken to a central London hospital. We await an update on her condition.

“There have been no arrests and enquiries continue.”

Picture of the scene

A picture from the scene shows a number of emergency vehicles and a police cordon blocking South Road.

Police have cordoned off the road in both directions, blocking traffic
Police have cordoned off the road in both directions, blocking traffic (Image: Lancaster Estate Residents Association (LERA) Southall)

What we know so far

South Road in Southall has been closed in both directions are a female pedestrian was involved in a collision with a car early on Wednesday (September 12) morning.

The pedestrian have been rushed to hospital as a result, and traffic is reportedly very slow in the area as the investigation continues.