A cyclist is fighting for her life after a horror smash involving a black cab in central London.
The woman, who has not been named, was rushed to an east London hospital where she remains in a “critical” condition following the crash in Clerkenwell on Wednesday morning.
Police are investigating the collision and are appealing for witnesses, although there have been no arrests.
A Met Police spokesman said: “Police were called at around 11.35am on Wednesday to reports of a collision between a stationary vehicle, a Licenced Hackney taxi cab and a cyclist on St John Street, Clerkenwell, Islington.
“Officers and London Ambulance Service attended.
“The female cyclist was taken to an east London hospital where she remains in a critical condition. Her next of kin have been made aware.”
He added: “Officers from the Serious Collision investigation unit are seeking witnesses to the collision.”
Eight cyclists have died on London’s roads this year.
By Ben Gelblum and Stephen Beech