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UPDATE: Crayford pensioner 'blacks out' and smashes into traffic lights
A PENSIONER driving through Crayford “blacked out” at the wheel before smashing into a set of traffic lights this morning.
Emergency services were called to London Road, at the junction with the High Street, at 9.01am to reports of a collision.
Officers found the 88-year-old man had lost consciousness whilst driving his black Mazda through the town.
Both the driver and his 88-year-old female passenger were checked over by paramedics from London Ambulance Service at the scene.
They were both taken by ambulance to Queen Elizabeth Hospital as a precaution.
Bexley Council staff were also called to the scene to deal with the damaged traffic light.
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