A MAJOR route through Waltham Forest was partly closed this morning after an accident involving a woman cyclist and an ambulance.

Emergency services were called just after 8.30am to the junction of Lea Bridge Road and West End Avenue in Leyton.

The cyclist, in her 30s, was treated for leg injuries and taken to Whipps Cross University Hospital.

Her injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

The private ambulance was being used by the Patient Transport Service.

The Hackney-bound lane of Lea Bridge Road remains closed. Motorists are being advised to use alternative routes.

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