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Car accident closes Ilford Lane at Britannia Road junction

PUBLISHED: 07:46 26 September 2016 | UPDATED: 15:45 26 September 2016

An accident closed on Ilford Lane, at the junction with Britannia Road, in both directions.

An accident closed on Ilford Lane, at the junction with Britannia Road, in both directions.

Zaheer Haque (@1ZAHEER_)

Ilford Lane is closed in both directions at the junction of Britannia Road, Ilford, following a car accident in the early hours of this morning.

An accident has closed Ilford Lane at the junction with Britannia Road in both directions. Picture: Google MapsAn accident has closed Ilford Lane at the junction with Britannia Road in both directions. Picture: Google Maps

Emergency services were called at 4.30am to reports of a collision involving two cars.

A police spokesman said four people were injured in the incident.

“Four people were taken to hospital. No injuries are thought to be life threatening,” he said.

“One driver was arrested at the scene on suspicion of drink driving.”

The incident has caused severe traffic on Ilford Lane and caused bus routes EL1 and the 169 to be diverted.


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