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Crash leaves man with serious head injuries and closes Plaistow road

PUBLISHED: 08:53 20 January 2017

A man was robbed at knifepoint outside Tesco Extra, Rainham, earlier today.

A man was robbed at knifepoint outside Tesco Extra, Rainham, earlier today.

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A car crash last night left a man with serious head injuries.

The crash in Upper Road, Plaistow, at 3am last night has left the road closed in both directions this morning.

The accident at the junction with Grange Road was attended by paramedics, who treated a man at the scene before taking him as a priority to hospital.

Almost six hours on from the crash, drivers are still facing diversions.

More details to follow.


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