Teenager injured in lorry collision in Clapham

Your Local Guardian: Teenager injured in lorry collision Teenager injured in lorry collision

An 18-year-old cyclist was rushed to hospital following a collision with a lorry.

The incident, which took place this morning, led to severe traffic delays along the A3, Clapham Common South Side.

A spokeswoman for the London Ambulance Service said: "We were called at 11.30am to reports of a road traffic collision involving a cyclist and a lorry in Clapham High Street.

"We sent two single responders in cars and an ambulance crew. Staff treated an 18-year-old man. He was taken as a priority to King's College Hospital with leg injuries."

The spokeswoman said the teenager was "conscious and breathing" when treated by paramedics.

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