Aldgate High Street closed after serious crash involving motorbike and pedestrian
PUBLISHED: 11:16 05 August 2015 | UPDATED: 11:58 05 August 2015
A person has been rushed to hospital with serious head and leg injuries and Aldgate High Street is closed after a crash involving a motorbike and a pedestrian outside the Tube station.
Buses are on diversion following the accident at around 10.20am.
London Ambulance Service told London24: “We were called at 9:56am to reports of a road traffic collision involving a motorbike and a pedestrian at Aldgate underground station.
“We sent a number of resources to the scene including London’s Air Ambulance our hazardous area response team, an emergency responder, an ambulance crew and a duty officer.
“We treated a person for head and leg injuries. They were taken as a priority to the Royal London Hospital.”
City of London Police tweeted: “Aldgate High Street is currently closed following a collision between a motor scooter and a pedestrian. Diversions are in place.”
TfL Bus Alerts tweeted: “Routes 42, 78, 100, 115, 135, 205 and 254 are subject to diversion and delays in Aldgate High Street E1 due to a road traffic collision.”
More to follow.