A man is in critical condition after falling off an electric scooter in Twickenham last night. 

Emergency services were called to Heath Road shortly after 7pm on Thursday ( July 15).

Paramedics arrived to the scene and rushed the victim, a 53-year-old man, to hospital in a life-threatening condition.

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We were called at 7.06pm to reports of a collision involving an electric scooter on Heath Road, Twickenham.

"We sent an ambulance crew, an incident response officer, and a medic in a car. We also dispatched London's Air Ambulance.

"A man was treated at the scene and taken to a major trauma centre as a priority."

A spokesperson for Met Police said: "Police were called at 19:10hrs on Thursday, 15 July following reports that a man had fallen from an e-scooter in Heath Road.

"Officers attended along with LAS. A 53-year-old man was taken to hospital in a life-threatening condition."

They added: "His next of kin has been informed.

"Enquiries into the circumstances of the incident are ongoing.

"No other vehicles are thought to have been involved in the collision."

Anyone with information is asked to called the police on 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting reference CAD 6701/15Jul.