A man has been air-lifted to hospital after he was knocked off a 'Boris Bike' in central London.
The accident happened just after 1:00PM on Grays Inn Road with witnesses describing the bike as 'mangled.'
We are aware of anincident involving a cyclist on a Barclays Cycle Hire bike who was injured in acollision with a heavy goods vehicle at the junction of Grays Inn Road andTheobalds Road in Camden this lunchtime. Serious incidents involving BarclaysCycle Hire bikes are thankfully extremely rare and we will assist theMetropolitan Police and the local highway authority with their investigationinto this incident.
– Garrett Emmerson, Chief Operating Officer for Surface Transport at TfL