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Long queues on A127 near Romford as car partially-crushed by metal rod

PUBLISHED: 08:20 02 July 2018 | UPDATED: 08:35 02 July 2018

A car has been partially-crushed by metal rod on A127 near junction 29 of the M25. Photo: @CoveBilly/Billy Cove

A car has been partially-crushed by metal rod on A127 near junction 29 of the M25. Photo: @CoveBilly/Billy Cove

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Traffic is mounting on the A127 following a crash between a car and a lorry carrying giant metal rods this morning (July 2).

Photos from the scene appear to show a partially-crushed Toyota prius with its rear window implaced by a giant metal rods hanging from the front end of a freight truck.

The damaged car and lorry are blocking the carriageway between Little Warley Hall Lane and junction 29 of the M25 heading towards Romford.

The accident occured Londonbound and the carriage is strewn with debris.

Eastbound traffic has also been slowed down.

More updates to follow.

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