A teenager was taken to a "major trauma centre" after a second crash in two days on a major road in Newham.

A crash between a cyclist and car in Prince Regent Lane in Plaistow today (October 17) closed the road between Chalk Road and Oban Close in both directions. 

It is the second crash involving a cyclist this week on the same road. 

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London Ambulance Service (LAS) has confirmed they were reported to the scene of the crash.

A spokesperson for LAS said: “We were called today (October 17) at 2:22pm to reports of a road traffic collision between a car and cyclist on Prince Regent Lane, Plaistow.

“We sent a number of resources to the scene, including two ambulance crews and an advanced paramedic. We also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance.

“We treated a teenager at the scene before taking them to a major trauma centre.”

It is unclear if the injuries the crash victim sustained are life threatening or life changing. 

The Metropolitan Police has been approached for comment.