OAP fighting for life after Archway crash

A pensioner has been left fighting for his life following a horrific crash in Archway this afternoon (Friday).

The 70-year-old man, who was on foot, bounced off the windscreen of a blue BMW, after a collision at the junction of Holloway Road and Junction Road at around 1.50pm.

He was rushed to the Royal London Hospital with life-threatening injuries, including serious head and chest wounds and a suspected dislocated shoulder.

Both Holloway Road and Junction Road have been closed, and traffic is being diverted.

Councillor Ursula Woolley, who represents Junction ward and cycled past the scene, said: “There were crowds and crowds of people gathered and there was someone lying in the road. It looked pretty nasty.

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“A lot of people have been calling for the Archway gyratory to be safer for years. This is another example of it being a disaster for somebody.”

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