Ambulance and fire crews are working to rescue two people trapped after an 11-car pile-up on the M11 motorway.
Emergency workers were called to the crash near Newport in Essex just after 6am and the southbound carriageway between junctions eight and nine has been closed.
Essex Police are warning drivers that the crash will cause major delays during the rush hour and that they should try to avoid the area.
A spokesman said: "One of the northbound lanes has been closed for emergency vehicle use. Widespread disruption is expected during the rush hour and drivers are advised to use other routes."
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UPDATE: The two People trapped are now Safe