Traffic incident: Serious crash causes A13 closure

By Rob Virtue on February 4, 2014 9:01 AM |

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The A13 is closed eastbound between Leamouth Road and East India Dock after a serious collision on Tuesday morning.

There are also westbound delays from Barking. Meanwhile, the Blackwall Tunnel has intermittent closures because of the congestion, with traffic building up northbound from the Sun In The Sands Roundabout.

The incident on the A13 took place at around 3.30am.

Police said five people were hospitalised in the crash - three of them are in a serious condition.

10.27am Update: A collision at Cotton Street in Poplar has caused more delays westbound on the A13.

11.50: East India Dock Road now fully reopen but queues remain.

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