Results tagged “Limehouse Link”

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Police have reopened The Highway in east London following a seven hour closure caused by a collision on Monday morning.

A motorcyclist died in the incident, which also involved a lorry. The crash happened at 8.10am this morning at the junction between The Highway and Vaughan Way.

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As well as being a useful way for car drivers to get between Canary Wharf and the City, the Limehouse Link is also very valuable to the authorities.

A Freedom of Information request by The Sun newspaper has revealed speed cameras in the tunnel have earned £1,135,980 in fines in the last three years.

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Police have closed the Limehouse Link westbound after a vehicle caught fire.

The incident happened at about 1pm and saw the whole tunnel closed. The eastbound section has now been reopened but the London-bound section remains shut.

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Hundreds of loud cars are planning to convene on east London on Saturday night drawing renewed anger from a Tower Hamlets MP.

The 'tunnel run' is meeting at Beckton before embarking on "fun in and around London" on Saturday night.

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The driver of a Vauxhall Astra which crashed into a scooter on Westferry Road, leaving the motorcyclist with facial injuries. is still being hunted by police.

Officers said the car, seen moments earlier speeding and driving erratically in the Limehouse Link, made off from the seen of the collision.