A bin lorry has crashed into residential flats in the morning.

People in Woodlands Road, Harrow, were awakened to the noise of a bin lorry crashing into Kirkfield House today (October 29) at around 6:52am.

Metropolitan Police were called by the London Ambulance Service to reports of an injured man after the incident. The man was treated for minor injuries.

A Metropolitan Police spokesperson said: “At this early stage, it is believed that the man was injured by his own vehicle before it collided with a building.

“No other parties are believed to be involved."

Anna Arianrhod Loiacono, a member of community group #FixIt Harrow Network, captured an image of the vehicle still beside the building a few hours after the crash.

Another person living at Kirkfield House recorded the scene from above:

The London Ambulance Service north west London team also shared an update on Twitter:

Emergency services currently remain at the scene to investigate.