A van stolen from a quiet residential street in Essex was driven for nearly 50 miles the wrong way along a motorway. The white transit van was taken from Stock Road in Billericay in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
The van was driven to Harlow where it joined the M11 heading south, getting as far as Cambridgeshire. 19-year-old Ryan Nee from Romford, has been charged with burglary and theft, taking a motor vehicle without consent, dangerous driving, driving without insurance and driving without a licence.
Police say two people have been killed following the crash on the M11 motorway in Essex. The accident involved three cars, a lorry and a horse box shortly before 2.15pm. A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
- Firefighters put out a car on fire at the crash scene near Sheering, north east of Harlow
- Three people were cut out of cars at the scene of the crash by firefighters
- Emergency services say there are "multiple casualties"
- The M11 is closed northbound from junction 7 to junction 8
- The crash involved three cars, a lorry and a horsebox
- Five fire crews have been sent to the scene