Drivers will experience delays this afternoon after a serious accident closed a main road in Battersea.

York Road is currently closed both ways between the junction with Falcon Road and Battersea High Street and Lombard Road after a collision involving a car and a motorcycle.

A London Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: "We were called at 11.34pm to reports of a road traffic collision on York Road.

"We sent an ambulance crew and an advances paramedic to the scence and treated on patient, a man reported to be in his 40s, for a serious leg injury.

"He was taken as a priority to St George's Hospital."

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said road closures were likely to remain in place for some time. 

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