Cyclist injured in collision with car in Bethnal Green

A pensioner was taken to hospital after a fatal collision

A pensioner was taken to hospital after a fatal collision - Credit: Archant

A 32-year-old cyclist was taken to hospital after a collision with a car this afternoon.

Paramedics and police were called to Bethnal Green Road at around 1.15pm after the collision between the cyclist, who was riding a Boris Bike, and a Vauxhall Vectra.

The London Ambulance Service confirmed the man was taken to the Royal London Hospital following the incident, near the junction with Wilmot Street.

He was conscious and breathing, and received treatment for chest and abdominal injuries.