There were long delays near Stansted Airport following a nine-vehicle crash on the M11.

Traffic was held on the Londonbound carriageway between Junction 9, the A11, and Junction 8, for Stansted and the A120.

The northbound side of the road was also slow moving due to motorists slowing down to observe the accident.

Fire crews were called to the scene and released two people from their vehicles.

They were left in the care of the ambulance service at around 7.30pm on Friday.

Drivers were advised to avoid the area whilst emergency services worked at the scene.