A man has been rescued from a flipped car in Dagenham. 

Crews from the Romford and East Ham fire stations were dispatched to the scene of a crash in Porters Avenue yesterday (February 1). 

The incident occurred after a crash involving a parked vehicle. 

A man was rescued from the overturned car after firefighters were able to release him. 

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Barking and Dagenham Post: The incident closed the road The incident closed the road (Image: Google Maps)

He was taken to hospital by the London Ambulance Service. 

A spokesperson confirmed that the incident was over by 12.01pm. 

Barking and Dagenham Council had warned road users on 'X' to avoid the area. 

They wrote: "Due to a road traffic incident, Porters Avenue from Haskard Road/Martin Road to the junction of Parsloes Avenue is currently closed in both directions."

They later posted to say the road had been reopened.

The London Ambulance Service and Metropolitan Police have been contacted for comment.