Man hit by car in ‘serious road accident’ in Swiss Cottage

Police have cordoned off a section of the Swiss Cottage Gyratory following the collision

Police have cordoned off a section of the Swiss Cottage Gyratory following the collision - Credit: Archant

A man has been taken to hospital after being struck by a car in Swiss Cottage.

Police have cordoned off a section of the Swiss Cottage Gyratory following the collision

Police have cordoned off a section of the Swiss Cottage Gyratory following the collision - Credit: Archant

The 56-year-old man was hit by a Mercedes car while crossing Finchley Road near to Swiss Cottage Underground Station just before 11am today.

An officer at the scene confirmed he had been involved in a “serious road accident”.

London Air Ambulance landed in Swiss Cottage to treat the man before a road ambulance crew took him to St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington with head and leg injuries.

A spokesman said he was in a “serious condition”.


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Police have cordoned off the scene and have closed the southbound lane of Finchley Road, near the junction with Goldhurst Terrace.

Officers remain at the scene while investigations are underway.

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No arrests have been made and enquiries continue.

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