Man seriously hurt after Clayhall Avenue crash

PUBLISHED: 12:31 01 March 2013 | UPDATED: 16:19 01 March 2013

The Mercedes involved in the crash. Picture by Karan Desai

The Mercedes involved in the crash. Picture by Karan Desai


There have been delays around Clayhall today after a serious crash between a car and a van.

The accident happened at about 9.30am in Clayhall Avenue.

Paramedics treated a man, believed to be in his 50s, for back and chest pain.

He was taken to Whipps Cross Hospital, Leytonstone, as a “priority” after being cut out of his Mercedes by firefighters.

Buses serving Clayhall Avenue have been delayed due to diversions in the area, Transport for London said.

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