03 December 2019 00:32
A road in Loughton has been completely shut following a serious crash near a secondary school. The incident happened on Willingale Road, close to Debden Park High School, at around 3.30pm today (Monday, December 2). The road is currently closed in both directions and drivers are unable to access the area from either side of the school. Emergency services are currently at the scene, but the nature of the incident is unknown at this stage. Essex Police tweeted: "We are currently at the scene of a serious collision on Willingale Road, Loughton.
"The road cannot be accessed from junctions on either side of Debden Park High School. "Closure runs between Rookwood Ave and Audley Gardens. "Please avoid the area where possible." Follow our live blog below for the latest updates on this breaking story.