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A broken down vehicle has brought traffic to a standstill near Gypsy Corner in Ealing on Tuesday morning (June 19).

There is heavy traffic in Western Avenue and two lanes are blocked eastbound at Leamington Park.

Metropolitan Police was called to the incident at around 9.15am and on arrival officers found a broken down vehicle at the scene and are "assisting with traffic."

According to travel information service Inrix "two lanes blocked and there is heavy traffic due to a car involved in an incident on A40 Western Avenue Eastbound."

TfL traffic cameras at the scene show huge lines of queuing traffic which has come to a standstill during rush hour at Gypsy Corner.

We will be bringing you all the latest updates and traffic information following this incident on our blog below:

Traffic starting to flow again

After the broken down vehicle was cleared, traffic on the A40 is starting to flow again.

Congestion from Hillingdon

Residual tailbacks

There is queuing traffic back towards Hanger Lane following an earlier broken down vehicle near Gypsy Corner this morning.

Motorists have been warned to expect traffic delays in the area.

Traffic tailbacks following broken down vehicle

There is heavy traffic and tailbacks near Gypsy Corner on Tuesday morning after a broken down vehicle brought rush hour traffic to a standstill. Police were called to the scene and two Western Avenue Lanes were blocked eastbound following the incident. TfL traffic cameras show queuing traffic at the scene.