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Cyclist in collision with lorry at Blackfriars Bridge

A female cyclist is in hospital after colliding with a lorry at Blackfriars Bridge this morning.

The female cyclist collided with a lorry at Southwark Street Credit: Google Street View

The woman, who is believed to be in her 20s, was treated at the scene by paramedics at around 10am.

On Saturday a woman in her 50s was left in a critical condition after her bike and a van crashed near the Airman pub in Hanworth Road, Feltham, in west London.

Around 500 cyclists are expected to stage a protest at Bank today after a woman died after being hit by a tipper truck in the area earlier this month - marking the eighth cyclist fatality in the capital this year.

Police were called by LAS to Previous Southwark Street junction with Blackfriars Road, SE1 at approximately 09:59 hours following a report of a collision involving a lorry and a cyclist.

The female cyclist believed to be in her 20s has been taken to hospital with non life threatening injuries.

Officers remain on scene.

– Metropolitan Police

Cyclists to demonstrate at Bank junction

Clifton James and Ying Tao have both died cycling in London

Five hundred cyclists are expected to carry out a vigil and protest at Bank junction on Monday. The demonstration will mark the deaths of Clifton James and Ying Tao, the seventh and eighth people to be killed while cycling on London's streets this year.

The campaign group Stop Killing Cyclists is calling for changes to make London roads safer for cyclists and pedestrians.The changes they want to see include the closure of Bank junction to cars and other vehicles, and a ban on tipper trucks in central London during morning and evening rush hours.

60 year old Clifton James and 26 year old Ying Tao will be remembered at the vigil. Clifton James was killed cycling near his home in Harrow after midnight on the 21st of June and Ying Tao died after being hit by a lorry at Bank on the 22nd of June.

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World Naked Bike Ride returns to London

More than 1,000 people are expected to take part in the World Naked Bike Ride when it returns to the streets of London later today.

The ride, which aims to raise awareness of cycling safety issues, will start from six different points around the capital this afternoon.

These include West Norwood, Tower Hill, Kings Cross, Regent's Park and Hyde Park.

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Cyclist seriously hurt in crash on Tower Bridge

A cyclist is seriously injured in hospital after a crash on Tower Bridge.

The crash happened on Tower Bridge in the early hours of this morning Credit: Reuters

The 25 year old man collided with a mini and was found lying in the road by police around 3.45 this morning. He was taken to a hospital in East London for treatment and police say his condition is serious but not thought to be life threatening.

The bridge was shut to traffic throughout rush hour and has since reopened - but serious delays are continuing and drivers are being warned to avoid the area if at all possible.

Three cyclists have been killed so far on London's roads this year. The latest victim has now been named by police as 26 year old Frederica Baldassa. She was killed in a collision with a truck on Bloomsbury Square in central London on Friday evening.

Motorcyclist dies in crash with cyclist

A motorcyclist has died in a crash with a cyclist in Hackney, east London according to reports.

Two men collided as they travelled along Green Lanes, close to Clissold Park, at 4.20pm yesterday, the Evening Standard reported.

The motorcyclist, who was pronounced dead at the scene by London Ambulance Service paramedics, was believed to be in his late 20s.

A new crowdfunded app will log cycle accidents, injuries and near misses in the capital

Research teams from the Orthopaedic and Emergency Departments of Barts Health have collaborated with Barts charity ITP and mySociety to release an app that explores bike related injuries in London

The Bespoke project collaborators have developed a crowd sourcing app that will log cycle accidents, injuries and near misses in the hope of mapping cycling blackspots.

The app was suggested after Orthopaedic and Emergency Departments of Barts Health saw an increase in the number of cyclists brought into A and E departments after cycling on London's road.

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