One person has been killed and five people including a child have been taken to hospital after a crash on the M25 near Lakeside in Essex.
The crash involving three lorries and five cars happened around 12.30pm and the southbound carriageway is closed.
"Two patients have since been airlifted to the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel with life threatening injuries. A further two adults and a child have been taken by land ambulances to Basildon Hospital for further treatment, their injuries are non life threatening."
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