UPDATE: Two men injured after South Woodford crash

Two men have been taken to hospital following a crash in South Woodford.

The collision in Woodford New Road involved a car, a bin lorry and possibly other vehicles shortly before 2pm.

A London Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We sent three ambulance crews to the scene and staff treated a 56-year-old man.

“We immobilised him [on a stretcher with a neck brace] for safety before taking him to Whipps Cross Hospital.”

Another man, in his 40s, was also taken to the hospital complaining of back pain.

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The road was closed southbound between Waterworks Corner and Walthamstow after the accident but is now open.

Transport for London reports traffic flowing well.

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