A man was rushed to hospital after two cars crashed in a quiet residential street.

Police were called to Shirland Road in Maida Vale at 7.45am this morning (January 10) after receiving reports of the crash.

London Ambulance Service also attended the scene and took a man to hospital.

A police spokesperson said that officers await an update on the nature and extent of the man’s injuries.

There have been no arrests and the street remains closed between Fernhead Road and Malvern Road.

This has forced the diversion of bus routes 36 and 187.

London Ambulance Services has been contacted for more information about the crash.