A cyclist has been hit by a lorry in south west London.

Police and ambulance crews were called to the crash  at around 2.15pm at the junction of Upper Richmond Road and Queen's Ride.

The man has a serious leg injury.

He is being treated at the scene and his condition awaits, according to police.

The road is closed and a crime scene is in place on the border of Putney and Barnes.

Police enquiries continue.

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called today at 2.11pm today (13 May) to reports of a road traffic collision on Upper Richmond Road.

“We sent an ambulance crew, an incident response officer, and an advanced paramedic to the scene.

“Our medics treated a man at the scene and took him to a major trauma centre as a priority.”

A Met Police spokesperson said: "Police were called at approximately 14:15hrs on Friday, 13 May to reports of a collision involving a cyclist and lorry in Upper Richmond Road, near the junction with Queens Ride, SW15.

"Officers and London Ambulance Service attended; the cyclist – a man believed aged in his 40s – is being treated at the scene; condition awaits.

"Road closures remain in place.

"Enquiries into the circumstances continue."

Wandsworth and Richmond officers tweeted: "Police and LAS called to a serious RTC on Upper Richmond Road junction Queens Ride.

"Male in collision with a lorry causing a serious leg injury.

"The road is closed and a crime scene is in place.

"Officers from Roads Traffic will be investigating."