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Serious collision after police pursuit in Chigwell closes southbound M11

PUBLISHED: 11:54 15 April 2020 | UPDATED: 13:15 15 April 2020

The southbound M11 is temporarily closed due to a police investigation. Picture: Highways England

The southbound M11 is temporarily closed due to a police investigation. Picture: Highways England

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The M11 is closed southbound between the M25 and the North Circular Road in Woodford Green because of a serious collision after a police pursuit in Chigwell.

Metropolitan and Essex Police are on the scene and leading the investigation.

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A spokesman for Essex Police said: “The road will be closed for some time into this afternoon between junctions 6 and 4 on the southbound carriageway.

“Drivers are asked to avoid the area and take an alternative route where possible.”

The National Police Air Service Twitter account for the South East said: “Just back from assisting @metpoliceuk on a pursuit. The vehicle was stopped on the M11 southbound.”


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