Drivers on the M11 have experienced 40-minute delays on the M11 northbound following a crash this afternoon.

The accident happened at the entry slip at junction 4 at around 2.40pm Tuesday, August 6, with traffic being are affected in both directions.

The vehicle has been moved to the hard shoulder from where the incident occurred in lane three.

Drivers are apparently travelling at around 7mph and will most likely see their journey disrupted this evening.

Motorists were stuck in nearly three miles tailbacks, where average speeds were reported around 7pmh.

The motorway cleared shortly after 5pm.