Police were alerted at approximately 08.00hrs on Wednesday 16 January
re. an incident at Wandsworth Road SW8.
At this early stage it appears a helicopter was in collision with a
crane on top of a building.
Met officers, the ambulance service and the London Fire Brigade have
We are aware of 11 casualties:
Two people have been confirmed dead at the scene. We have no further
One person has been taken to a south London hospital in a critical
Three people suffering minor injuries have been taken to south London
Five people have been treated at the scene for minor injuries.
There are a number of road closures in place following the incident this
morning in Wandsworth Road.
= Vauxhall Bridge Road southbound
= Wandsworth Road (partially)
= Nine Elms Lane (partially)
= South Lambeth Road (partially)
The closures are subject to change and the public are advised to avoid
+ Vauxhall tube, train and bus stations are also currently closed.