A man was taken to hospital following a crash between a car and motorbike in Canning Town. 

Firefighters from the London Fire Brigade were dispatched to the scene of the crash on Barking Road yesterday (May 1) at 1.47pm. 

Two fire engines from Plaistow and Millwall fire stations attended with a fire and rescue unit from East Ham fire station to make the scene safe. 

Paramedics from the London Ambulance Service were sent in ambulance crews, with an advanced paramedic and an incident response officer.

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A man was found injured and was taken to hospital. 

The fire brigade left the scene by 2.12pm. 

The Canning Town flyover was temporarily closed whilst emergency services dealt with the incident. 

Traffic backed up to Westferry Circus Roundabout as a result of the temporary closure.