Essex

Arrests over attempted murder of man on M11 in Essex

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Image caption The northbound carriageway of the M11 near Harlow was closed for several hours on Saturday night

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, after a man was found with serious head injuries on a motorway slip road.

Essex Police said the injured man was found on the northbound M11, at the approach of the exit slip road to junction seven for Harlow, at 18:10 BST on Saturday.

He was taken to hospital for treatment.

Two Lithuanian men, aged 50 and 41, were arrested at the scene and are being questioned by detectives.

The road was closed for several hours while investigations were carried out.

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