Several people are injured after a two-vehicle smash in Runwell.
Emergency services were scrambled to the collisiion, next to the Toby Carvery in Runrwell Road at about 1pm.
The road was re-opened at about 4pm after being blocked for two hours.
Essex Police have said a number of people are receiving treatment at the scene.
Essex Fire Service were also called to the crash, and helped free two trapped drivers.
A Blue Vauxhall Astra and Ford Mondeo smashed into each other, causing the crash.