October 23 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 have been jailed for a total of more than three years for carrying out of a spate of burglaries targeting supermarket tills.
The borough’s businesses will enjoy a private audience with the women keeping the government’s finances in check this morning.
Major long-term plans for Barking and Dagenham’s transport future were outlined by members at tonight’s Cabinet meeting.
The rich history of the Becontree estate has been depicted in a colourful new mural, set to be unveiled at Valence House on Saturday.