UPDATE: 'Mayhem' after Leesons Hill, St Paul's Cray, crash, which involved a motorcycle

Leesons Hill in St Paul's Cray at the moment. Photo: Natalie Michie

Leesons Hill in St Paul's Cray at the moment. Photo: Natalie Michie

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A motorcyclist has been seriously injured in a crash in Leesons Hill, St Paul's Cray, this morning.

The incident happened at the junction with Manorfields Close at around 8am, and resulted in the closure of a large part of Leesons Hill.

A post on Facebook group Orpington Gossip said: "Serious traffic accident on Leesons Hill involving a bike, road closed by police in both directions, mayhem avoid at all costs.

"Police said road will be closed for hours."

A police spokesman said: "We were called at about 8.20am to Leesons Hill to a collision between a van and a motorcycle.

"London Air Ambulance and Fire Brigade also attended the scene.

"The motorcyclist has been taken to hospital with serious injuries but they are not thought to be life threatening."

A London Ambulance Service spokesman added: "We sent two ambulance crews, a duty officer and a London Air Ambulance crew in a car.

"We treated a man in his 20s for a leg injury. He was taken to Kings College Hospital."

Buses 273 and R1 were on diversion.

Did you see what happened? Call the news desk on 01689 885 711 or e-mail patrickgg@london.newsquest.co.uk

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12:14pm Wed 23 Jul 14

Burntout says...

'Mayhem, avoid at all costs' is not really portrayed by the picture. Hope the motorcyclist is OK.
'Mayhem, avoid at all costs' is not really portrayed by the picture. Hope the motorcyclist is OK. Burntout
  • Score: 4

1:59pm Wed 23 Jul 14

Marty1979 says...

Burntout wrote:
'Mayhem, avoid at all costs' is not really portrayed by the picture. Hope the motorcyclist is OK.
If the road is closed it would lead to chaos on the area, might not be visible in photo
[quote][p][bold]Burntout[/bold] wrote: 'Mayhem, avoid at all costs' is not really portrayed by the picture. Hope the motorcyclist is OK.[/p][/quote]If the road is closed it would lead to chaos on the area, might not be visible in photo Marty1979
  • Score: 3

2:08pm Wed 23 Jul 14

Burntout says...

'Might not be visible in the photo...'
Yes, might not be.
'Might not be visible in the photo...' Yes, might not be. Burntout
  • Score: -1

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