Several people have been injured in a "very serious" five-vehicle crash which has closed the M11 in Essex.
There are "multiple casualties" following the smash on the M11 between junction seven for Harlow and junction eight for Bishop's Stortford and Stansted Airport.
The motorway is shut in both directions after the crash involving three cars, a lorry and a horsebox, Essex Fire and Rescue said.
Five fire crews from nearby towns are at the scene of the accident, while the Hertfordshire Air Ambulance has been flying victims to hospital
More top news
A UKIP councillor has been arrested and given a caution after video footage emerged showing a confrontation between him and another man.
It will be dry with variable cloud, although fog patches could be possible later.
Perhaps a few bright spells, but generally rather cloudy with some showery rain possible at times, especially in the afternoon.