Investigations are continuing into an accident in Bromley yesterday (March 26) that left three people injured and traffic at a standstill. 

A woman was said to be suffering life-threatening injuries as a result of the crash, which saw a London Ambulance Service (LAS) vehicle and a car collide near Waitrose just before 2pm.

Masons Hill was closed between Kentish Way and Holmesdale Road, causing severe traffic, while a number of buses were diverted. 

The roads were clogged up for hours as police investigated.

A Twitter user described "traffic chaos" in a tweet, mentioning a meeting with well-known social media personality 'The Artist Taxi Driver' had to be postponed.

He posted: "There was a serious accident in Bromley which caused traffic chaos so @chunkymark couldn't get to me. We'll reschedule the interview."

The severe casualty was taken to King's College Hospital in Denmark Hill as a priority - a Bromley Police spokesman has reported her injuries are now not thought to be life-threatening. 

Two other people, a man and a woman, went to the Princess Royal University Hospital in Farnborough.

The brother of one of the people hurt in the crash, Billy Milhotra, said at the scene: "They called me and I rushed from work. I am a bit worried."

A London Ambulance Service spokeswoman reported yesteday: "A woman was treated for back pain and was taken to the Princess Royal University Hospital.

"A man suffered a chest injury and was taken to the Princess Royal University Hospital.

"A third patient, a woman, suffered neck, back and head injuries. She was taken to King's College Hospital as a priority."

Read our coverage and see more images from yesterday here