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Two people killed in a motorway pile-up in Essex

A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving following the crash on the M11 near Harlow.

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Two people killed in a motorway pile-up in Essex

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.

Two people in a car have died and the driver and passenger in another car have been taken to hospital in Cambridgeshire.

A woman has serious internal injuries and was flown by air ambulance and a man was taken by ambulance with a head injury.

The carriageway is completely blocked and is impassable. The road will remain closed throughout the afternoon and into the evening. Motorists are advised to avoid the area and find alternate routes.

– Essex Police

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