Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was taken to hospital following a crash which shut a busy road.

There was a large police presence in Edgware yesterday afternoon (March 7) as emergency services responded to the incident, which occurred on the A41 near to the junction with Edgwarebury Lane.

Metropolitan Police says it was called to reports of a road traffic collision at 4.09pm.

Officers attended, as did the London Ambulance Service and the London Air Ambulance.

One man suffered serious injuries and was taken to a west London hospital, police said.

A number of roads were closed as emergency services worked at the scene, including the A41 between Broadfields Avenue and Edgwarebury Lane heading northbound.

All roads are now reopen.

Any witnesses to the incident, especially those with potential dash cam footage, are being urged to call the Met on 101, quoting reference CAD 4702/7MAR21