Motorcyclist and passenger airlifted to hospital after crash on Highgate Hill

A motorcyclist and their passenger had to be airlifted to hospital following a crash on Highgate Hill.

Emergency services were called to the scene after reports that a motorbike and a blue BMW estate car had collided near the junction with Cholmeley Park in Highgate.

Police say they were alerted to the crash by London Ambulance Service at 6.45pm on Wednesday.

A London Air Ambulance helicopter arrived to take the casualties to a hospital in east London, where the passenger on the motorbike was treated for non-life threatening head injuries.

Road closures were put in place from Hornsey Lane until 8.30pm, causing severe delays for motorists during rush hour traffic.

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No arrests were made.

This is the third incident in Highgate Hill in recent months.

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