TfL limits buses to 10mph on Tottenham Court Road after ‘a number of collisions’ with pedestrians

Bus at night.

More than five months after Tottenham Court Road changed from one-way to two-way traffic a woman has become the fourth person to be struck by a southbound bus on the same pedestrian crossing. The woman, who has not been named, was hit by a route 29 bus operated by Arriva driven southbound on the central …

Pedestrian crossing on Tottenham Court Road has become a collision hot spot

Dried blood on pavement.

A light-controlled crossing on Tottenham Court Road has become a collision hot spot after three pedestrians were seriously injured after being struck by buses in almost identical circumstances. Since April emergency services and collision investigators have attended the junction of Tottenham Court Road and Torrington Place on three separate occasions. On the morning of Tuesday …

Third collision involving bus and pedestrian at junction of Tottenham Court Road and Torrington Place

Police vehicles and bus.

A pedestrian has been seriously injured after being struck by a southbound bus on Tottenham Court Road on Monday 2 September, the third such collision since the street was converted to two-way traffic in April. Fitzrovia News understands that a southbound doubledecker bus operated by Arriva for Transport for London struck a pedestrian near the …

Free cycle security and road danger awareness training outside the Beeb

Policy cycle event.

The Metropolitan Police will be holding a free "exchanging places" and security event outside Broadcasting House this month to help cyclists ride defensively and prevent cycle theft. It is an opportunity for cyclists to get their bikes marked with a security tag that can be registered on a database to prevent theft. If the cycle …

Driver in police custody after crashing car in Warren Street

Scene of car crash.

A man is in police custody tonight (Thursday) after he crashed a car he was driving into a building in Fitzrovia. A¬†white Range Rover left the road and crashed into the Old Dairy Cafe on the corner of Warren Street and Conway Street after the driver turned off the Euston Road late on Thursday night. …