Traffic is building up after a serious collision this morning on the M2 motorway between J6 and J7.
A man was taken by air ambulance to the Royal London Hospital with serious injuries.
The coast-bound carriage is closed while vehicles are recovered to allow debris and fuel to be cleared from the carriageway.
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