Lorry flips over in Gants Hill collision

Lorry overturned in Redbridge near Charlie Browns Roundabout.

A lorry carrying sawdust overturned in Woodford Avenue early this morning causing road closures in the area since just after 6.30am. - Credit: Roger Radford

A lorry has flipped onto its side in a collision in Gants Hill.

The incident happened in Woodford Avenue, at the roundabout with Beehive Lane in the direction of Gants Hill.

There are currently road closures on Woodford Avenue at the junction with Charlie Browns roundabout.

A lorry has flipped onto its side in Woodford Avenue near Beehive Lane in Redbridge.

A lorry has flipped onto its side in Woodford Avenue near Beehive Lane. - Credit: Nerinder Ramadoss

Transport for London is on the scene dealing with the removal of the lorry, which was carrying sawdust, and the clean-up of the road. 

A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police said: " The public is advised to avoid the area and TfL is working with the police and others to get the road reopened as quickly as possible."

A lorry carrying sawdust has over-turned near the Charlie Browns Roundabout in Gants Hill.

TfL and police are on the scene clearing the road and removing the lorry and the public is being advised to stay away from the area near the Charlie Browns roundabout. - Credit: Roger Radford

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We were called at 6.40am today (21 May) to reports of a road traffic collision on Woodford Avenue.

"We sent an ambulance crew and an incident response officer, but did not treat anyone or take anyone to hospital."

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