A man in his twenties was taken to hospital with a nose bleed and shock after a crash this morning.

The driver of a car which smashed into a lamppost in London Road, Morden, was treated for his injuries by paramedics but was taken to St George’s Hospital as a precaution.

Ambulance crews were called at 9.19am this morning to reports of a road traffic collision.

The accident closed the road and police advised people to avoid the area while it was dealt with.