A cyclist is currently fighting for his life after being hit in Battersea Park.

At 5.45pm this afternoon, a lorry and the male cyclist collided in the Queen's Circus roundabout.

The cyclist was initially being treated at the scene but has now been taken to a west London hospital where his condition is critical.

Enquiries are underway to trace injured man's family.

The driver of the lorry stopped at the scene. He has not been arrested.

Cordons and road closures have been established. Road closures include Chelsea Embankment to Queenstown Road at the junction with Battersea Park Road.

Severe traffic disruption is expected. Road users are advised to avoid the area if possible.

Anyone who witnessed this collision but has not yet spoken with police is asked to call South West Command Unit by dialling 101 and quoting reference CAD6494/9JUL