Man in life threatening condition after fight in Kilburn

The man was rushed to hospital at 3am this morning

A man is fighting for his life in hospital after being involved in a fight in the early hours of this morning (18) in Kilburn.

The man, in his mid 40’s, was found unconscious and with severe head injuries beside a row of garages near the junction of Kilburn High Road and Buckley Road – just yards from the Brondesbury Medical Centre.

He was taken to a West London hospital where he is in a life threatening condition.

Officers and ambulance crews were called to the scene at 3am this morning.

Forensics teams are examining the scene.

A 30-year-old man was arrested nearby on suspicion of assault, and a 24-year-old woman was arrested at the scene for obstructing police.

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Both remain in custody pending further police enquiries.

No weapons have been recovered and police say a motive remains unclear.

A spokeswoman for the Met police said: “We understand that the victim had been involved in an altercation with a male suspect.”