The road was closed in both directions (credit: TfL)
Police closed the road in both directions near to the Movers Lane junction, at around 4.15pm today after the man threatened to harm himself while on the bridge.
A spokesperson for Metropolitan Police said: “The man fell from height and was taken to an east London hospital where he remains in a stable condition. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.”
The road was closed in both directions for around 90 minutes.
A13 ROAD CLOSURE UPDATE 17:48 | The A13 Essex bound is now open but London bound remains shut. Please still try and avoid the area where possible and we’ll continue to update you. pic.twitter.com/zU0lZSDrsr
— Barking and Dagenham (@lbbdcouncil) November 26, 2020
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