Collision causes traffic delays on A13 near Canning Town

Canning Town flyover traffic collision

Reports indicate the westbound A13 - at the Canning Town flyover - is blocked by a collision - Credit: Google Maps

This story has been updated following information received on a second collision which occurred at around 12pm.

Traffic is delayed near the Canning Town area after a motorcycle collided with a car this morning.

Police were called at 9.20am today - Friday, November 26 - to reports of a collision on the A13 westbound near the A117/E6 postcode area.

Police and London Ambulance Service attended the scene in which a motorcycle had been in collision with a car.

The motorcyclist was taken to hospital for treatment to injuries that were not life threatening.

There were no arrests. 

The latest traffic information - published by TfL at 2.37pm - states that traffic westbound is being diverted via Silvertown Way, with delays back towards Noel Road.

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There are also delays eastbound along East India Dock Road back to Nutmeg Lane, and northbound towards Aspen Way.