Police say they are dealing with a serious collision in Edgware were persons are confirmed as trapped in vehicles

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Officers from the Met Police are dealing with a serious road traffic collision on Edgware Road in North London.



The collision has happened outside the Hilton metropole Edgware road



A large number of road closures have been put in place  Edgware Rd North and Southbound between Sussex Gardens and Marylebone Rd junctions. There is a significant traffic disruption. 


Three fire crews and a rescue tender from the London Fire Brigade have been sent to the incident that happened just after 11am on Tuesday. 

Firefighters used specialist spreading and cutting equipment to free a number of people who’d been confirmed as trapped in the vehicles involved. 


Police officers used blue sheeting to shield those involved from a large group of onlookers