A man was taken to hospital after a car overturned in Romford.

Officers from Met Police were called at 1.13pm today (July 27) to reports of a crash at the junction of Rom Valley Way and Rush Green Road.

London Ambulance Service (LAS) deployed an ambulance crew, a medic in a fast response car and an incident response officer to the scene.

Romford Recorder: Police cordoned off the scene of the incidentPolice cordoned off the scene of the incident (Image: Erika Santonastaso)

Medics treated a man for head and chest injuries before taking him to an east London hospital.

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His condition has since been assessed as non-life threatening. A female passenger was also assessed by LAS but she suffered no injuries.

London Fire Brigade (LFB) attended the site of the incident too. A spokesperson for LFB said no one was trapped in the overturned Fiat 500.

A fire crew from Dagenham Fire Station worked with partner agencies to make the scene safe, a spokesperson said.

The AA reported congestion and queuing traffic due to the crash as the road was cordoned off by police. 

No arrests have been made so far but enquiries into the circumstances of the collision are ongoing.

Officers have urged anyone with information to call the police on 101 or Tweet @MetCC quoting 3321/27JUL.