A motorbike rider was taken to hospital after a crash in Hornchurch this morning.

Met Police was called by London Ambulance Service shortly before 7am today (December 4) to reports of a collision between a car and a motorbike on North Street.

The rider was found with some injuries and taken to hospital.

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His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening, Met Police said.

North Street was shut both ways between Billet Lane and Theatre Road while emergency services were at the scene.

A detour was in operation for bus routes 165 and 256. Met Police has confirmed that all roads have since reopened.