Taxi driver in hospital with life threatening injuries after crashing into cyclist and pedestrian

A taxi driver is in hospital with life-threatening injuries tonight after crashing into a cyclist and a pedestrian outside the Old Bailey.

The taxi brought down a set of traffic lights in the collision Credit: ITV News

The driver is believed to have fallen ill at the wheel before the collision which happened at 7.15pm this evening.

The cyclist and pedestrian were also hospitalised but their injuries are believed to be less serious. City of London police are investigating what happened.