Whalebone Lane South, Chadwell Heath, reopened after crash

The scene this morning (picture by @naterogers9 via Twitter)

The scene this morning (picture by @naterogers9 via Twitter) - Credit: Archant

UPDATE: Traffic is slow after Whalebone Lane South in Chadwell Heath was reopened following a crash involving a car and a pedestrian that left a man in hospital.

Emergency services got to the scene at about 6.50am after reports someone was trapped in a car. When the fire brigade arrived no one needed to be cut out, but paramedics treated a man in his 50s for a leg injury and took him to the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel.

The road was shut northbound for about three hours.

Did you see what happened? Call the Post news desk on 020 8477 3778 or e-mail ramzy.alwakeel@archant.co.uk.