Commuter journey disrupted after Barking A13 lorry fire

The burnt out HGV on the A13 near the Goresbrook interchange

The burnt out HGV on the A13 near the Goresbrook interchange - Credit: Archant

Motorists were faced with disruptions after firefighters were called to a lorry fire on the A13, Barking this morning.

Fire crews from Barking and Dagenham and were called to the scene at the Goresbrook Interchange at 8:36am which caused lane closures eastbound.

One lane has now reopened past the scene but there are significant tailbacks extending to the Beckton Roundabout.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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