A crash on the M11 resulted in two lanes being closed and six miles of traffic while emergency services attended the scene.

The crash happened on the northbound side of the motorway between junction 4 and 5 near, Loughton, Woodford and Chigwell at around 7.40am today (Tuesday, February 11).

Firefighters and traffic officers attended the scene and temporarily shut lanes 2 and 3 to clear the scene and attend to a van which was believed to have been involved.

No injuries were reported.

Delays of up to 30 and 45 minutes was reported by Highways England from the A406 North Circular and the southbound M11 from the M25 interchange.

Traffic was confirmed to have returned to normal at around 9.37am.