A man suffered a head injury in a crash near Gallows Corner.

London Ambulance Service (LAS) said it was called at 12.05pm today (November 29) to reports of a crash at the junction of the A127 and Gallows Corner in Romford.

A man was treated at the scene for a head injury and taken to hospital as a priority.

“We sent an ambulance crew, a paramedic on a motorcycle and an incident response officer to the scene," a LAS spokesperson said.

“Our first medic arrived on scene in four minutes," they added.

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The A127 had been reported closed by the AA at 12.51pm today.

This led to the closure of that road into town from Ardleigh Green Road and Squirrels Heath Road to the A12 (Gallows Corner).