Motorist escapes unharmed after car flips on A219 causing tailbacks on Wimbledon High Street
A motorist escaped injury this morning after his car collided with a lamp post causing his car to flip onto its bonnet.
Firefighters from Wimbledon were called to the scene at about 8.39am but the man had already escaped from the car without injury.
The A219 was blocked outside Cannizaro House causing delays and tailbacks along Wimbledon High Street while the accident was cleared.
Patricia Plummer who passed the scene said: "I saw two fire engines attending about 8.30am plus a lot of police vehicles.
"Traffic tailed back to Wimbledon High Street and beyond.
"I drove past at about 9.00am slowly as there were tailbacks.
"A black car was on its roof in the middle of road, there was a bent street light pole and police directing traffic."
A spokesman for the London Ambulance Service said: "We were called at 8.38am today to reports of a road traffic collision involving a car and bus on Parkside Avenue, SW19.
"We sent an ambulance crew to the scene. The patient was conscious and breathing and was not taken to hospital."