St John Street crash: Cyclist in critical condition after crash in Clerkenwell

PUBLISHED: 16:28 19 September 2018 | UPDATED: 09:52 24 September 2018

Cyclist in critical condition crash in St John Street. Picture: Trent Murray

Cyclist in critical condition crash in St John Street. Picture: Trent Murray


A cyclist is critically injured after a crash in Clerkenwell this morning.

Cyclist in critical condition crash in St John Street. Picture: Trent MurrayCyclist in critical condition crash in St John Street. Picture: Trent Murray

Police were called to St John Street just after 11.30am following the collision involving the cyclist, a black cab and a parked car.

A Scotland Yard spokesperson said: “The female cyclist was taken to an east London hospital in a critical condition – her next of kin have been made aware.

“Road closures remain in place. Enquiries continue.”

It is the third serious crash involving a cyclist in the south of the borough in two months.

In July, after Soren Aarlev, of Haggerston, died after he was hit by a car while cycling in Goswell Road.

Later that month, Sarah Doone was run over by a cement truck while riding a bike at the Old Street roundabout. She had to have a leg amputated and a crowdfunder set up by friends to help cover her living costs while she is unable to work has so far hit £34,810.

Did you see what happened? Contact Lucas at the Gazette on 020 7433 0121 or email

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