An accident involving two lorries and a car is causing traffic to queue along the North Circular.

The accident happened shortly after 1pm this afternoon and two out of four lanes of the southbound carriageway of the A406 remain closed between junction 4 for the M11 and A12 Eastern Avenue.

Police are at the scene directing traffic as recovery work continues.

Traffic is backed up to Waterwork's Corner and delays are reported on the M11 southbound.