A cyclist has been rushed to hospital with suspected head injuries following a road accident this morning. 

Ambulance services were called to Forest Road in Walthamstow at 7:45am today in response to reports of a road traffic collision. 

Paramedics treated a man in the 30s for head injuries before sending him to the Royal London hospital as a priority. 

Police were called to the scene which has been blocked both ways at the junction with Hoe Street.