Essex

Horse captured following crash on M25 in Essex

A horse which escaped on to the M25 following a crash has been caught.

Three cars, one of which was towing a horse box, crashed at junction 27 on the slip road from the M25 to the M11, in Brentwood, on Saturday afternoon.

The horse box was badly damaged and the injured animal escaped, running loose on the road.

It was captured by 1800 BST and tethered at the scene. A police spokeswoman said it had been taken to a veterinary unit for treatment.

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