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A motorcyclist involved in a collision which lead to the closure of the Blackwall Tunnel on Thursday has 'potentially life-changing' injuries, according to police.
Detectives have launched an appeal for information into the incident which caused widespread traffic chaos across London.
A serious accident, believed to involve a van and a motorbike, has caused the closure of the Blackwall Tunnel northbound.
Transport for London said it is unsure of how long the closure will be for but said it will shut the southbound tunnel for a period to allow some northbound traffic through.
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.
Drivers should expect queues at the Blackwall Tunnel on Monday after the Dartford bridge was closed due to high winds.
And the problem is exacerbated by the continuing closure of the southbound stretch of the A12 Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach due to emergency works.
Traffic problems are likely to continue across east London due to a burst water main in the road leading to the Blackwall Tunnel.
Thames Water is working on the stretch southbound on the A12 between Bow and Poplar, which is currently closed to traffic.