An ambulance was forced to land in Trafalgar Square today after an 81-year-old pedestrian was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident. capital.
The pensioner was taken to hospital with a brain injury after paramedics arrived at the scene of the accident at the end of Shaftesbury Avenue.
Police confirmed that they were called upon a report of a collision between a man and a motorcycle, and the roads around the landmark were blocked for traffic, This was reported by Mirror Online.
The Met with the police said: “Shaftesbury Avenue and Piccadilly Circus are currently closed as police and the London Ambulance Service have been involved in a collision with a pedestrian and motorcycle.
“Police were called around 11:20 a.m. Sunday, April 24, on Shaftesbury Avenue.
“The 81-year-old pedestrian has been taken to hospital, we are awaiting reports of his condition.
“Motorists are advised to take alternative routes if possible.
“The motorbike stopped at the scene.
“There were no detentions, investigative actions are underway.”
A spokesman for the London Ambulance Service said: “Today at 11.20am (April 24th) we received a call with a report of a traffic accident on Piccadilly Circus at the end of Shaftesbury Avenue.
“We have sent a number of resources, including an ambulance crew, a bicycle paramedic, a clinical team leader and an incident response officer. We also sent medics from a London aviation ambulance.
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“We inflicted a man with a brain injury at the scene and first of all took him to the emergency room.”
Hundreds of people watched as an ambulance landed in a busy square in the heart of the capital.
Fundraising for the charity London Air Ambulance, which responded to the emergency, published on Twitter : “In all the years of fundraising for London’s ambulance and work in the West End, I first drove past Trafalgar Square when our rescue team arrives.
“I felt proud and told the people around me what was happening and how it was funded by charity.”