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Person taken to hospital after Ley Street car crash

PUBLISHED: 14:39 20 November 2019 | UPDATED: 16:04 20 November 2019

Emergency services responding to a car crash in Ley Street at just after 2pm. Picture: Communities Together Redbridge

Emergency services responding to a car crash in Ley Street at just after 2pm. Picture: Communities Together Redbridge

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The emergency services closed a main road through Ilford this afternoon and took a person to hospital after a car crash at a mini roundabout.

A spokesman for the London Fire Brigade confirmed firefighters were called to Ley Street, at the junction with Griggs Approach just outside the Bombadier depot at 2.07pm.

There are two fire engines and a fire rescue vehicle at the scene.

The road was closed while emergency services responded to the incident.

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A London Ambulance spokesman confirmed: "We were called today (Wednesday 20 November) at 2.05pm to reports of a road traffic collision in the High Road, Ilford.

"We sent an ambulance, a medic in a car and an incident response officer.

"We assessed one person and treated another at the scene.

"The ambulance crew took the second person to hospital."

The Metropolitan Police were also in attendance at the scene and have been contacted for comment.

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