Car fire extinguished and three cut free after multi-vehicle smash on M11

Hertfordshire Air Ambulance has air lifted one person to hospital.

Hertfordshire Air Ambulance has air lifted one person to hospital.

First published in
Last updated
East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter - Epping Forest

Fire crews have released three trapped motorists and put out a car fire following a multi-vehicle crash on the M11.

At around 2.15pm emergency services were called to a crash near Sheering, between junction seven and eight.

Emergency services are still at the scene of the collision between three cars, a lorry and a horse box, which contained eight horses.

The Hertfordshire Air Ambulance has taken one person to Addenbookes hospital with serious internal injuries.

Another casualty was taken to hoapital by ambulance with head injuries.

A further two people are being treated at the scene.

Essex Fire and Rescue Service reports eight horses were released from the horse box.

The northbound carriageway is closed and expected to reopen at around 8.30pm with a four mile queue is reported at the exit for Harlow at junction 7.

The southbound carriageway has one lane shut and the Highways Agency reports delays of around 10 minutes.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree