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Essex: Overturned car causes delays on M11 at Stansted Airport

Accident on the M11 southbound causing long delays.

Accident on the M11 southbound causing long delays.

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An overturned car is causing long tailbacks on the southbound carriageway of the M11.

One lane is blocked on the London-bound road between junction 9 for the A11 at Saffron Walden and junction 8 for Stansted Airport and the A120.

Queues are reported to be three miles long.

The car, a red Peugeot 306, is the only vehicle involved in the incident.

Paramedics are treating a male in his 60s but his injuries are not thought to be serious.

Traffic on the A14 is being diverted using the entrance and exit slip roads. Image: Keith Mindham

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A photo of the fire in the old Fisons building, Bramford, taken by Neil Rogers.

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Abellio Greater Anglia managing director Jamie Burles.

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Ronald King, 87, of Cedar Close, Walton-on-the-Naze

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L-R Chris and Jane Linford,Jan and Ken Garratt.

With the school summer holidays drawing to an end East Anglia’s tourist hotspots are gearing up for bumper crowds looking to make the most of the bank holiday weekend.

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