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A fire at a motorcycle repair shop has led to the closure of Blackwall Tunnel approach in both directions.
The incident took place on Thursday morning at 6am in Blackwall Lane in Greenwich and saw 35 firefighters and six fire engines at the scene.
Transport chaos hit those heading to Canary Wharf on Tuesday morning in the first day of a 48 strike by Tube staff.
The Jubilee line was running a reduced service while the roads in east London struggled to deal with an increase in traffic with major delays reported on both the A12 and A13 roads.
Rotherhithe Tunnel has re-opened after it was cordoned off when a broken down transit van filled it with smoke earlier.
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.