A motorcyclist was rushed to hospital after his bike crashed with a van in Thornton Heath.

Police shut Melfort Road following the collision at about 2pm yesterday.

The biker was taken to a south London hospital as a priority patient where they currently remain, a Metropolitan Police spokesman said.

Their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening or life-changing.

London Fire Brigade also attended. No other injuries were reported and no one has been arrested, police said.

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