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Cyclist in Critical Condition Following Collision in Orpington, Road Closures Implemented

A serious collision between a car and a cyclist in Orpington has left a man fighting for his life, resulting in extensive road closures. The incident occurred around 12.30pm today (November 11) at the junction of Court Road and Church Road.
Emergency services, including the Metropolitan Police and the London Ambulance Service, were called to the scene following the crash. The cyclist, a male, received immediate medical attention from paramedics and was subsequently rushed to the hospital by ambulance crews. His condition is currently reported as life-threatening.
The driver involved in the collision stopped at the scene and is cooperating with the police investigation.
The aftermath of the incident has led to significant traffic disruptions. Bromley MPS, in a social media update, informed that road closures are in effect at Court Road and Church Road, impacting traffic flow on the A21 and M25.
The Metropolitan Police are appealing to the public for any witnesses to come forward. Anyone with information or dash cam footage is urged to contact the police on 101, quoting the reference CAD 3081/11 Nov.
A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police provided further details: “Police were called at 12.30pm on Saturday, 11 November to Court Road, at the junction with Church Road, Chelsfield, following a collision involving a car and a cyclist. Officers responded with LAS and London’s Air Ambulance. The cyclist was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital. His condition is being treated as life-threatening. The driver of the car stopped and is assisting police. Road closures are in place.”
Additionally, a representative for the London Ambulance Service stated: “We were called today (11 November) at 12.27pm to reports of a road traffic collision between a cyclist and a car on Court Road, Orpington, BR6. We sent numerous resources to the scene, including two ambulance crews, an incident response officer, and two fast response units. We also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance. We treated a man at the scene before taking him to a major trauma center as a priority.”
This incident serves as a stark reminder of the potential dangers on the road and the importance of road safety for all users.

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