Update 22:30hrs: Vehicles have been made safe. Essex Police and Gas Board left in control of incident scene.
ESSEX Firefighters have evacuated the Theobald Arms public house following a two vehicle road traffic collision.
A wall was damaged following a collision between a car and a van.
The crew evacuated the public house through fears that a gas metre was also struck.
Essex Police has been called to the incident scene.
Update 21:50hrs: Gas Board in attendance and cordon in place.
YT understands that there has been an incident in Argent Street, Grays.
The road near the Theobald Arms public house has been closed off.
A fire engine and a police unit is in attendance.
More to follow.