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We are now in a position to confirm that, sadly, a man died following an incident on the M11 near Harlow yesterday.
We received reports of a multi-vehicle collision on the northbound carriageway between Junction 7a for Harlow and Junction 8 for Sheering at around 2.05pm.
Emergency services attended but, sadly, a man was pronounced dead at the scene.
The road was closed while officers investigated but all vehicles trapped in traffic were freed by 3.50pm.
We need anyone who saw anything or has any dash cam footage to contact us.
If you have any information you can submit a report online at https://www.essex.police.uk or use the 'Live Chat' button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.
Please quote incident 669 of 17 June.
You can also call us on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
We are on scene of a collision on the M11 between the junctions for Harlow and Stansted.
It was reported shortly after 2.05pm today.
The northbound carriageway is closed between junctions 7 and 8.
Please avoid the area if you can and plan your journey.
Officers are working to allow traffic stuck on the M11 moving as quickly as possible.
We appreciate your patience and understanding.
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