INRIX travel warn there could be delays for several hours.
- Delays 50 minutes southbound on the M11
- All trapped traffic has been released
- 40 minute delays northbound on the M11
Source: Highways Agency
– Highways Agency
Road users are advised that the southbound M11 is closed between junction 7, Harlow and junction 6, M25 following an incident earlier this afternoon.
The closure will remain in place through this evening's peak period and possibly overnight.
A trailer has overturned onto the carriageway spilling a large amount of cooking oil. The carriageway is currently being cleaned and will then need to be inspected to see if resurfacing is required.
There are severe delays on the M11 and M25 tonight after hundreds of litres of cooking oil spilled across the carriageway. A car towing a trailer is thought to have collided with the central reservation on the M11.
Collision - M11 shut s/b J7-J6, overturned vehicle, lane 3 closed n//b also Qs on M11 n/b and on M25 anticlockwise between J28/J27 M11