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Southwark Bridge Road: cyclist ‘critical’ after van collision

A cyclist is said to be in a critical condition after being hit by a van on Southwark Bridge Road on Thursday morning.

Southwark Bridge Road: cyclist ‘critical’ after van collision

The emergency services were called to Southwark Bridge Road – close to Mint Street Park – at about 11.15am on Thursday morning to reports of a collision between a van and a cyclist.

A police spokesman said: "The female cyclist was taken to an east-London hospital where she remains in a critical condition with injuries believed to be life-changing."

The van driver stopped at the scene. No-one has been arrested in connection with the incident.

Southwark Bridge Road remains closed to traffic.

The collision took place on Cycle Superhighway 7.

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