July 31 2014 Latest news:
Sara Odeen-Isbister , Senior Reporter
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Three men were injured after a lorry carrying refrigerated lamb overturned in Barking.
The articulated truck overturned around 11.30pm last night at the A406 roundabout in London Road.
One of the three drivers inside the truck suffered a serious foot injury, while the other two received cuts and grazes.
They were treated by the London Ambulance Service.
Around 50 litres of diesel had leaked from the lorry’s 400 litre tank. Fire crews stopped any further leakage and made the engine safe.
Police also attended the incident and closed one lane while the road was cleared.
Two men accused with the murder of Dagenham dad-of-two Neill Buchel have this afternoon denied the charge, with a third yet to plead.
A group of lucky ladies have been awarded free plumbing scholarships through a Dagenham training centre.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson visited Barking Riverside this morning, to launch a set of capital-wide infrastructure requirements for the next half-century.
First World War hero Job Drain will be remembered with a commemorative paving stone outside the Broadway Theatre next month.