Oval London tube station: man rushed to hospital after collision with car outside tube station

A man was taken to hospital tonight after being hit by a car outside a South London tube station.

The Metropolitan Police received a call from the London Ambulance Service to Harleyford Street, outside Oval tube station, around 9.30pm today (January 7).

They arrived on the scene after reports of the crash.

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A photo taken at the scene shows Harleyford Street being cordoned off by police, and an eyewitness reported seeing a man lying on a stretcher.

A Met spokesperson told MyLondon: “Police were called by LAS at 9:27 p.m. with reports of a collision between a car and a pedestrian near Oval tube station.

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“The man has been taken to hospital and his injuries are not life-threatening or life-changing.

“No arrests have been made and road closures have been lifted.”

Inrix reported traffic piled up around the accident site after the crash, but has since been cleared.

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