The Old Kent Road was closed for more than three hours after a motorcycle was “in collision with a traffic island”.
The major road was closed during the morning rush hour after a female motorcyclist, aged in her 30s, was involved in the collision at about 6am today, Tuesday.
The woman was taken to a south London hospital but police say her injuries are not life-threatening.
The road was reopened by about 10am and no arrests were made.
We currently have a complete road closure on the old Kent road near to ilderton road due to a serious rtc. Thank you for your patience we will open the road as soon as we possibly can ^462MD
— MPS Southwark (@MPSSouthwark) January 23, 2018
A police spokesperson said: “Police were called at 6.06am on January 23 to reports of a road traffic collision in Old Kent Road, SE15.
“Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended and found a motorcycle in collision with a traffic island.
“No arrests have been made.”
A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called at 6am today to Old Kent Road, Southwark, to reports of someone coming off of their motorbike.
“We sent an ambulance crew and a single responder in a car to the scene.
“We treated a woman at the scene and took her to hospital as a priority.”