Serious road traffic collision
Firefighters were called to the scene of a serious road traffic collision in London Road, Purfleet on Friday afternoon.
On arrival, crews confirmed that one heavy goods vehicle had left the roadway and collided with nearby properties.
No other vehicles were involved. The incident occurred on the area of London Road close to Purfleet station.
After making the scene safe, firefighters left the scene at 5.20pm.
Please avoid the area and take an alternative route if you are travelling nearby - the road is likely to be closed for some time.