Barking Road is closed (Credit: @MPSNewham)
The victim, believed to be in his 20s, was attacked in Barking Road at around 7.40am today.
He was treated at the scene and an air ambulance rushed him to a major trauma centre for further treatment.
Barking Road is currently closed and a large cordon remains in place while police investigate.
It happened near the junction of Ordnance Road.
No arrests have been made and enquiries continue.
Buses are on diversion.
Anyone with information is asked to contact officers from the North East Command Unit on 101 and quote CAD1694/12Jul; alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Tags: Newham, Canning Town
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