First pictures show 'shopping strewn on Edgware Road' after woman hit by lorry near London Underground station
A woman has been left with life-changing injuries after being hit by a lorry in Central London. A witness to the scene told MyLondon shopping was left strewn across the road after the collision. Emergency services rushed to the scene on Edgware Road, at the junction of Praed Street, after being called shortly before 11am on Tuesday (December 8).
The woman was taken to hospital and sadly her injuries have been assessed as life-changing. For more news and features about London directly to your inbox sign up to our newsletter here .
Emergency services at the scene
MyLondon understands her arm was injured in the accident. A witness to the scene told us: “After the Fire Brigade left you could see her shopping strewn all over the road.”
The driver stopped at the scene and no arrests have been made, the Metropolitan Police said. Is London safe for pedestrians? Leave your comment here.
A spokesperson for the Met Police said: “Police were called at 10.58am on Tuesday, December 8 to reports of a HGV vehicle in collision with a pedestrian at Edgware Road, junction with Praed Street, W2. “Officers, London Ambulance Service, HEMS and London Fire Brigade are on scene.
A shoe left on the road (Image: David Nathan /999london)
“The female pedestrian’s injuries are believed to be life changing and she has been taken to hospital. “Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances of the incident.
No arrests have been made. The driver stopped at the scene.” Traffic in the area was badly affected following the collision near Edgware Road Tube station.
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