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Oxford Street has been closed in both directions after a collision on Sunday (January 7).

Motorists have been urged to find alternate routes after the incident took place at the junction of New Bond Street.

Buses serving Oxford Street are diverted and unable to serve stops between Oxford Circus and Portman Street.

A police spokesman said: "There has been a road traffic collision on Oxford Street near the junction with New Bond Street.

"Both lanes on Oxford Street currently closed whilst police and medics deal with the incident."

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Road reopens

Oxford Street has now reopened in both directions after the earlier collision.

Pedestrian rushed to major trauma centre

Speaking to getwestlondon, a London Ambulance spokesperson said the pedestrian was suffered head injuries.

“We were called at 10.50am today to reports of a road traffic collision on Oxford Street.


“We sent a cycle responder and an ambulance crew to the scene, with the first of our medics arriving in under three minutes.


“We treated a woman for head injuries and took her as a priority to a major trauma centre.”

Woman rushed to hospital

Oxford Street remains closed in both directions after the earlier crash.

A woman in her 20s has been hospitalised after the collision with a bus at the junction of New Bond Street.

A woman was hit by a bus on Sunday (January 7) in Oxford Street
A woman was hit by a bus on Sunday (January 7) in Oxford Street (Image: Google Maps)

Her injuries are currently not thought to be life-threatening.

To read more about the incident, click here.

Police presence

The road has been closed in both directions while emergency services make the scene safe.

Traffic severely affected

Traffic is severely affected around Oxford Street after the collision.

Motorists have been urged to find alternate routes.

Traffic is severely affected after the collision in Oxford Street
Traffic is severely affected after the collision in Oxford Street (Image: Google Maps)

Collision between bus and pedestrian

A spokesman for Metropolitan Police told getwestlondon the collision in Oxford Street was between a bus and a pedestrian.

London Ambulance Service has rushed a woman in her 20s to hospital.

Her injuries are currently not thought to be life-threatening.

Oxford Street closed in both directions

A40 Oxford Street is closed in both directions after a collision on Sunday (January 7).

Buses are currently unable to serve between Oxford Circus and Portman Street and motorists have been advised to avoid the area.

The collision took place at the junction of New Bond Street.