A male driver involved in a crash which closed Ruislip High Street died in hospital. The road was closed near Costa Coffee, between Pembroke Road and Eastcote Road, at the end of Church Field Gardens, from just before 4pm to about 6.30pm on Tuesday (October 16). Police said the car collided with the central reservation and the driver was treated at the scene and taken to hospital as a “priority” patient. He was sadly pronounced dead at 5.10pm. A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called at 3.51pm to a road traffic collision in Ruislip High Street. “We sent an ambulance crews, two paramedics in fast response cars, an advanced paramedic and an incident response officer to the scene. “We treated a patient at the scene and took him to hospital as a priority.” The man’s next of kin have been informed, Met Police have said. Follow our updates below for latest traffic updates from the area: 20:33 Driver died in hospital Very sad news to bring you. Met Police have said the driver involved in the crash died in hospital at 5.10pm. 18:42 Road clear! The road has now reopened and traffic is beginning to ease. 18:13 Person taken to hospital ‘as priority’ A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called at 3.51pm today (16th October) to a road traffic collision in Ruislip High Street. 18:12 Which part of the high street is closed? The road is cordoned off between Pembroke Road and Eastcote Road.