Live: Road closed and air ambulance landing after person hit by lorry

A road has been closed and an air ambulance has landed after a person was hit by a lorry.

Emergency service have rushed to the scene of the serious crash in Dagenham this afternoon (Wednesday, August 26).

They were called just after 3.15pm to reports that a pedestrian had been involved in a collision with a lorry in Oxlow Lane.

The Metropolitan Police have confirmed that they are at the scene, and an air ambulance has been pictured landing nearby.

Road closures have been put in place between Wantz Road and the A1112 Rainham Road South in both directions.

Drivers have been asked to avoid the area whilst the incident is ongoing.

Traffic is beginning to get heavy, so road users should plan ahead.

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