A major road is closed following a collision in Barking this afternoon (June 20). Reports of the incident on the A124 came in at 3.19 pm, when the collision happened on London Road between A406 North Circular (Barking Flyover) and Abbey.
Emergency services are on the scene but it is unknown if there are any casualties or fatalities following the incident. London Road is closed in both directions as a result of the incident.
The closure is causing severe delays and slow traffic according to INRIX traffic reports. In addition, there are diversions in place for TfL buses as 5,238,366 bus routes are affected by the closure.
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