Emergency services are on the scene following a serious three-vehicle collision on the M11 this evening (January 23).
Traffic officers have been forced to close the motorway, close to junction eight for Stansted Airport.
This incident, which occurred on the southbound carriageway, reportedly involved a motorcycle, a car and a van.
Motorists have been urged to avoid the area and make alternative travel arrangements where possible.
There is currently around 2.5 miles of traffic and travel time is at least 45 minutes longer than usual.
This is an ongoing incident – all updates will be posted in the live blog below.