A primary school has been forced to close after a car flipped over in a crash in Croydon.

Police were called to Coombe Lane at 5.53am this morning (March 8) to reports of an overturned car.

The road was closed but police say that road closures should be lifting soon.

There were no injuries or arrests.

Royal Russel Primary School has been forced to close its doors today as a result of the crash.

A spokesperson for the school said: “Royal Russell School closed today – March 8, 2023.

“A serious road traffic accident on Coombe Lane has closed the road outside the School.

“​Coupled with the travel difficulties which the snow is causing, we have taken the decision to close the School to day pupils today.

“Please do not travel to Royal Russell School today.​

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A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police said: “We were called to car overturned at 05:53hrs.

“There were no injuries or arrests.

“Road closures should be lifting soon.”