Monday 16 May 2011

Cyclist hit by lorry on A3 in Clapham

After some confusion, it now appears that a cyclist WAS hit by a lorry this morning on the A3 in Clapham. The crash seems to have happened in this vicinity.

An 18-year-old cyclist was rushed to hospital following a collision with a lorry.

A spokeswoman for the London Ambulance Service said: "We were called at 11.30am to reports of a road traffic collision involving a cyclist and a lorry in Clapham High Street.

"We sent two single responders in cars and an ambulance crew. Staff treated an 18-year-old man. He was taken as a priority to King's College Hospital with leg injuries."

The spokeswoman said the teenager was "conscious and breathing" when treated by paramedics.