Police were called at 3.22am on Monday, 1 July to reports of a collision at Ripple Road junction with the A13, Barking.
Emergency services attended and found a car in collision with street furniture.
The driver of the vehicle, a man believed to be aged 25, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Enquiries are ongoing to inform next of kin.
Road closures remain in place at this time.
No arrests. Enquiries are going.
A woman and another man from the vehicle were taken to hospital. Their injuries were not life-threatening.
Officers from the Met’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit appeal to anyone with information or dash cam footage to call them on 020 8597 4874 or via Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting CAD 931/01JUL