Cyclist in serious condition after crash with police van in Haggerston

Collision happened on busy road in the afternoon.

A cyclist is in a serious condition in hospital after being involved in an accident with a police van in Haggerston.

The cyclist, 30, thought to be from Surrey was on Queensbridge Road, near the junction of Pownall Road, when he collided with a British Transport Police van at around 3.40pm on Thursday March 31.

Emergency crews raced to the scene and the man was taken to an east London hospital where his condition is described as serious but stable.

Police enquiries continue.