A cyclist has been left fighting for his life after colliding with an e-scooter yesterday (June 15) in South East London. Police were called at approximately 10.30pm to reports of a collision involving a cyclist and an e-scooter in Camberwell Road near Burgess Park.
The Metropolitan Police Service and London Ambulance Service (LAS) both attended the scene to find two injured men. The cyclist was taken to hospital for treatment where he remains in a critical condition. The rider of the e-scooter was also taken to hospital but his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
Following the crash, the A215 Camberwell Road was closed in both directions overnight while emergency services carried out investigation work between Albany Road and Addington Square. The road was reopened shortly after 6am this morning (June 16).
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A spokesperson for the Met told MyLondon: “Police were called at approximately 10.30pm on Thursday to reports of a collision involving a cyclist and an e-scooter in Camberwell Road, junction with Addington Square. Officers and London Ambulance Service attended. The cyclist was taken to hospital for treatment; he remains there in a critical condition.
“The rider of the e-scooter was also taken to hospital; his injuries are not thought to be serious. Road closures were put in place while the scene was dealt with – these were lifted shortly after 6am. Enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing.”
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