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Two women hurt in four-vehicle pile up on A13

PUBLISHED: 16:11 11 December 2008 | UPDATED: 13:53 05 October 2010

THE busy A13 truck route through East London has been reopened at Poplar after a four-vehicle pile-up this afternoon involving three cars and a van carrying flammable LPG fuel. Two women motorists were injured in the 2pm collision in East India Dock Road and were taken to hospital

THE busy A13 truck route through East London has been reopened at Poplar after a four-vehicle pile-up this afternoon involving three cars and a van carrying flammable LPG fuel.

Two women motorists were injured in the 2pm collision in East India Dock Road and have been taken to hospital.

Police closed off the eastbound carriageway leading to the Canning Town flyover while the rescue operation got under way, but was reopened after 30 minutes.

One woman was brought out of her smashed car on a stretcher with a neck harness, having suffered suspected whiplash.

The second woman motorist was injured on air bag impact, but not seriously. Both were taken by ambulance to hospital. The other two drivers escaped unhurt.

The van carrying liquid petroleum gas was delivering hot meals for diabetics.


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