M11 in Essex open after rush-hour crash at Newport

Traffic is now flowing freely on the M11 in Essex after a serious crash caused a five-mile tailback during rush hour.

The southbound carriageway was closed following a collision involving 11 vehicles near Newport about 06:00 GMT.

All lanes have now been reopened and all damaged vehicles have been removed from the road.

Two people were taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge with minor injuries.