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Lorry crashes into Ilford house injuring woman

A woman has been left with a head injury after a lorry crashed into a house on Eastern Avenue in Ilford, east London.

The lorry smashed into the building at about 13:00 BST.

London Fire Brigade said it received reports of the lorry first colliding with a car. The lorry driver was initially trapped inside.

BBC reporter Jason Kaye, said: "The cab of the lorry is completely embedded inside the front room of the house."

He added: "A crane inside the lorry has damaged the brickwork on the first floor."

A woman who lives in the house has been taken to hospital with a head injury for assessment, police said.

A section of the A12 has been closed in both directions from the Redbridge Roundabout.

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