Limehouse Link reopens after serious crash leaves man in hospital

The crash happened at about 9.30am this morning. Picture: Met Police

The crash happened at about 9.30am this morning. Picture: Met Police - Credit: Met Police

The Limehouse Link tunnel has reopened after a serious collision between a lorry and a moped this morning.

Road closures were in place eastbound as the moped rider, a man in his 30s, was taken to an east London hospital with chest and spinal injuries at about 9.30am.

His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening, said a Met Police spokeswoman.

“We sent a number of resources to the scene including an incident response officer, a motorcycle responder and an ambulance crew,” a spokesman for London Ambulance Service added. “We also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance by car.”

The highway remains slow to Wapping Lane, according to Transport for London.

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The A13 Commercial Road is slow eastbound with queues stretching to Gowers Walk.

Westbound traffic in the Limehouse Tunnel is free flowing.

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Drivers are warned to expect delays.

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