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Drivers travelling through Dagenham on the A13 have been warned to close car windows after 150 tonnes of metal caught fire.
Smoke was billowing from the scrapyard at Chequers Lane as around 12 fire crews battled to put it out. The blaze began at around 3.30pm on Friday.
A man fell from a footbridge on to the A13 and was hit by a lorry on Wednesday morning.
The incident took place at Goosley Lane in Newham at 5.15am and the man died at the scene after being treated by ambulance staff.
It could be Marbella, San Tropez or Cancun but the cranes in the background are the giveaway. The slipway into the Royal Victoria Dock, next to the Emirates Cable Car, has become a fully-fledged beach with the final ingredient - blistering sunshine - coming along on cue.
The A13 through Tower Hamlets has been named as one the three worst roads in the capital in terms of vehicle emissions.
The major road, which goes past Canary Wharf and joins onto the Blackwall Tunnel, is alongside North Circular and the Dartford Crossing in the list of shame from Clean Air in London.
Police have revealed a motorcyclist was seriously injured in Tuesday's crash on the A13 after being trapped under a mobile crane.
The 22-year-old is still in a critical condition in hospital following the incident. Police are now asking for witnesses to come forward.