Billericay crash: Driver in hospital after three vehicle smash

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Article by Matthew Critchell: A large emergency service presence is dealing with a "serious" crash near a busy high street.

Witnesses say a vehicle drove the wrong way up Billericay High Street at about 5pm tonight.

They say there were lots of ambulances and a fire crew called to the scene.

Traffic is building fast in the town and around the area.

An Essex Police spokesman said:

"It's been reported three vehicles crashed in Laindon Common Road, and there are minor injuries and the drivers have exchanged details. One person has been taken to hospital as a precaution."

Article by matthew Critchell, The Echo