Fire service update
The casualty was free from the vehicle when fire crews arrived at the scene, said a spokesperson.
They said: "Fire, the ambulance service and Highways are in attendance.
"The East Bound Carriageway is closed.
"The incident involves a car and a lorry involved in a collision.
"The casualty was extricated prior to our arrival.2
They added: "The car is smoking. Crews currently have one hose reel jet in use."
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