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Motorcyclist rushed to hospital after Blackwall Tunnel crash

PUBLISHED: 11:54 08 October 2019 | UPDATED: 13:18 08 October 2019

A man was rushed to hospital after a crash involving a motorcycle in the Blackwall Tunnel. Picture: TfL

A man was rushed to hospital after a crash involving a motorcycle in the Blackwall Tunnel. Picture: TfL

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A man has been rushed to hospital after a crash involving a motorcyclist.

Paramedics were called at 9.20am today (October 8) following reports of the collision which closed the route to traffic and saw an air ambulance scrambled.

A Met police spokeswoman said: "The man's injuries are not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing."

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The link was closed with drivers stuck in the tunnel while the emergency services dealt with the incident. Transport for London (TfL) reported traffic queuing to Hackney Wick and in East India Dock Road.

A London Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: "We dispatched an ambulance crew, an incident response officer and a medic on a motorbike to the scene. We also dispatched London's Air Ambulance.

"We treated a man at the scene and took him to hospital by road."

All lanes have since reopened though TfL had warned of queues remaining in East India Dock Road and Zetland Street.

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