A cyclist is fighting for his life in hospital after a crash involving a Tesla and a private hire vehicle.

Police were called to Great Eastern Street in Shoreditch just before 6pm yesterday evening (August 14).

A Tesla had reportedly been involved in a crash with a private hire vehicle and a cyclist.

The driver of the Tesla, a 44-year-old man, has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and taken into custody.

The London Ambulance Service treated the cyclist, aged in his 40s, at the scene before rushing him to hospital.

His condition has been assessed as life-threatening.

Any witnesses or anyone with any dashcam footage is asked to call police on 101, quoting reference CAD 6021/14Aug.