E-scooter Rider Hit By Van Near South Ealing Road

Air Ambulance attends incident and victim taken to major trauma centre

Air ambulance on Clayponds Gardens. Picture: Michael Greer
Air ambulance on Clayponds Gardens. Picture: Simon Hayes

A man riding an e-scooter has been taken to a major trauma centre after being hit by a van in Brentford this Tuesday afternoon (6 October).

He is understood to have suffered a leg injury His injuries have been assessed as non life-threatening or life-changing.

An air ambulance was called to the scene and landed on Clayponds Gardens.

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said, "We were called at 3.08pm today (6 October) to reports of a person injured in a collision with a van on Chestnut Avenue.

"We sent an ambulance crew, a medic in a car and our hazardous area response team. We also dispatched London's Air Ambulance. The first of our medics were at the scene in under four minutes."

Traffic on South Ealing Road after incident
Traffic on South Ealing Road after incident. Picture: Simon Hayes

Last month an e-scooter rider was taken to hospital after being involved in a collision on Chiswick High Road.

There was a substantial build-up of traffic on the South Ealing Road at the time of the incident.

Any witnesses to the collision or anyone who may have captured dashcam footage are asked to contact the witness line at Alperton Traffic Garage on 020 8246 9820.

October 7, 2020