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Appeal after cyclist seriously injured on Victoria Embankment

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Appeal after cyclist seriously injured on Victoria Embankment

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision on Victoria Embankment.

Police were called at 21:53hrs on Saturday, 29 April, to reports of a collision involving a cyclist and an e-scooter rider opposite Somerset House.

Officers attended along with paramedics from London Ambulance Service attended. The 65-year-old cyclist was taken to hospital with serious injuries where he remains in a critical condition. His family have been informed.

The rider of the e-scooter was one of a group of around seven people riding e-scooters.

The e-scooter involved in the collision is described as having off-road type wheels. The rider was wearing a helmet with a visor and carrying a rucksack with LEDs on the rear showing a ‘Pacman’ logo.

The rider is thought to have stopped and asked the man if he way okay, possibly in an Eastern European accent, before riding off.

Detectives from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit would like to speak with anyone who saw the collision or captured it on dash-cam footage.

Please call police on 101 quoting reference CAD 7695/29Apr. Alternatively, tweet @MetCC or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

No arrests have been made.