Jam @ Elephant & Castle this morning (10/2)

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Monday 10 February 2003 12.16pm
Does anyone know what caused the mad traffic jam at Elephant & Castle roundabout this morning?

Please tell me we're not going to have this every morning?
Monday 10 February 2003 12.41pm
There was an earlier accident involving a car and an ambulance on ~Kennington Pk Rd, and I think the road was eventually closed off completely, thus causing virtual gridlock to the surrounding roads. Thank Ken for bus lanes is all I can say !
Monday 10 February 2003 1.56pm
i was the receiving doc on call for the patient in the ambulance 4am at king's college hospital
terrible business
struggled to get home after sorting things out
Monday 10 February 2003 2.00pm
It was hard enough for the bus to actually get into the bus lane!!

I for one hope never to have to reply on an Ambulance during rush hour....
Friday 14 February 2003 3.12pm
accident or no accident, the root cause was too many people driving cars.

Friday 14 February 2003 4.03pm
at 4am?
Friday 14 February 2003 4.08pm
yes, the collision happened at a very quiet time early in the morning, but admittedly, if there were less traffic on the roads at rush hour when the road had to be closed, the gridlock may not have formed.
Friday 14 February 2003 6.34pm
Is the baby all right? I got pretty stuck in Vauxhall on my way to work, but was far more upset when I read the full story in the paper.

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