Motorcyclist hospitalised after van smash
A motorcyclist has been hospitalised after colliding with a van this morning.
The incident happened at about 11.40am at Middleton Road near Mitcham.
A 42-year-old man was taken to St George’s Hospital with head and leg injuries.
The A297 St Helier Avenue northbound at the Rose Hill roundabout has been closed while the accident is cleared.
A spokesperson for London Ambulance Service said: "We were called at just before 11:40am to reports of a road traffic collision involving a motorcycle and a van at Middleton Road.
"We sent one ambulance crew, a single responder in a car, an officer, and London's Air Ambulance.
The first of our staff arrived within three minutes.
"Our staff treated one patient, reported to be a 42-year-old man, for a head injury and a leg injury.
"He was then taken to St. George's Hospital by ground ambulance with the doctor from the air ambulance on board."