Search

Witnesses sought to four car crash that shut M11

14:11 10 January 2014

The accident happened on the M11 (Picture by Mark Harrison @marcusarabius)

The accident happened on the M11 (Picture by Mark Harrison @marcusarabius)

Archant

Police have appealed for witnesses to the crash that closed a section of the M11 near Loughton this morning.

Police officers, fire crews and the ambulance service were called shortly after 7.10am after four vehicles crashed on the southbound carriageway between Junctions 4 and 5.

The vehicles involved were a Ford Ka, a Volkswagen Passat, a Ford Transit van, and a Citroen van.

The female driver of the Ka suffered a head injury and needed to be cut free from her car by fire crews who used cutting equipment to take the roof off her car. She was taken to Queens Hospital, Romford.

The closure of the southbound carriageway caused chaos for commuters but reopened at 9.25am.

Police are investigating the circumstances leading to the collision and the Transit van driver has been reported for careless driving.

Any witnesses who have not yet contact police should call the investigating officer, Pc Mike Bignell, at Chigwell road policing office on 101.

0 comments

Latest News Stories

Yesterday, 17:59
London City Airport runway expansion plans canned

London City Airport chiefs are “perplexed” and “disappointed” by the Mayor of London’s decision to refuse plans to expand runways on noise grounds.

Yesterday, 17:46

See our weekly coverage for candidate profiles, key battlegrounds, your views and more

Yesterday, 15:50
Cllr Jeff Tucker, leader of the Independent Residents' Group

The council was accused of snubbing Rainham during a debate on CCTV cameras.

Yesterday, 15:31
Mara's dog was stolen from her house when she was out and put out an appeal to help find her dog - £1,000 reward. 
Mr & Mrs Peacoct, found the dog turned down the reward.
Colin and Gladys Peacoct, with Mara Almiga and Sophya the Chihuahua

A dog owner was brought to tears when a couple reunited her with her pooch – missing after a break-in – but turned down the reward money.

Most read news

News from your area

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Romford Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder

Unless you count Jeremy Paxman v EVERYBODY.

Being registered to vote is so important that even Silent Jay has something to say about it.

But the law isn’t clear about what age a child can be left alone. Confused? You’re not the only one.