An elderly man had died after being involved in a crash with a truck in Ilford.

The man, believed to be in his 80s, was pronounced dead at the scene at the junction of Ilford Lane and Dudley Road at around 3.15pm today, Wednesday November 8.

The driver of the truck stopped and is assisting police with enquiries.

There have been no arrests.

Road closures are in place and detectives from the Roads and Transport Policing Command are appealing for information and witnesses.

  • Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit at Chadwell Heath Traffic Garage on 020 8597 4874 or via Twitter @MetCC.
  • Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.