Car accident closes Hillingdon Road
A woman was rushed to hospital this afternoon after being struck by a car opposite the former RAF Uxbridge.
The incident, which happened at about 5pm, saw a car plough into a group of pedestrians near the A4020 Hillingdon Road junction with Orchard Waye. Police and London Ambulance Service were called to the scene. One woman was rushed to a central London hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
A Metropolitan Police spokesman said “The male driver, aged in his 30s has been, arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and is in custody at a west London police station. Road closures remain in place.”
Drivers attempting to reach Uxbridge or destinations beyond are advised to turn off at Royal Lane and use the Cowley Road instead.
The A4020 is also known as the Uxbridge Road. Tailbacks are reported as far as Hillingdon.