Old Street roundabout lorry crash leaves cyclist fighting for her life

The scene of the crash at Old Street roundabout. Picture: Jon Grant

The scene of the crash at Old Street roundabout. Picture: Jon Grant - Credit: Archant

A cyclist in her 30s is fighting for her life after a collision with a cement mixer at Old Street roundabout this afternoon.

Police, paramedics and firefighters were called to the scene of the crash at 3.30pm.

A Scotland Yard spokesperson said: “The female cyclist, aged in her 30s, has been taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

“Enquiries are underway to inform her next-of-kin.”

Old Street roundabout, where City Road meets Old Street, is taped off while police investigate.

No one has been arrested.

It comes a fortnight after cyclist Soren Aarlev died in hospital following a collision with a car in Goswell Road.

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Mr Aarlev, of Haggerston, was the third cyclist to die on Islington’s streets in a year.

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