A person has sadly died following a crash on Commercial Road this morning, London Ambulance has confirmed.
Although responders arrived in under five minutes, the man was unable to be saved.
“We were called at 9.14am to reports of a road traffic collision on Commercial Road,” London Ambulance Service said in a statement.
“We sent multiple resources to the scene, including a single responder in a car, an ambulance crew, an advanced paramedic and our hazardous area response team, with the first medic arriving in under five minutes.
The area remains cordoned off. Traffic is severely delayed near the New Road junction and the Commercial Road junction.
Buses 25, 205 and 254 are on diversion.