Cyclist critical after collision with lorry at Old Street roundabout

A FEMALE cyclist was seriously injured in a collision with a lorry at the Old Street roundabout in Finsbury during rush hour this morning (February 24).

Paramedics treated the woman after the crash, which happened shortly before 7.45am.

She was taken to the Royal London Hospital suffering injuries to her head, chest and pelvis.

Police officers have cordonned off surrounding roads.

Old Street is closed and traffic is queuing westbound between the Great Eastern Street junction and Old Street roundabout. Congestion is also affecting City Road.