Police are appealing for witnesses following a pile-up on the M11 this morning.
Officers were called by the Ambulance Service shortly after 7.10am today after a four-vehicle collision on the southbound carriageway between Junctions 4 and 5.
The vehicles involved were a Ford Ka, a Volkswagen Passat, a Ford Transit van, and a Citroen van.
The female driver of the Ka suffered a head injury and was released from her car by fire crews and she was taken to Queens Hospital, Romford.
She is currently being kept in for observation but is likely to be allowed home later today.
Police are investigating the circumstances leading to the collision and the Transit van driver has been reported for careless driving.
Any witnesses who have not yet contact police should call the investigating officer, Pc Mike Bignell, at Chigwell road policing office on 101.