Overturned lorry on the M11

Firefighters were called to the scene of an overturned lorry on the M11 Northbound between Junctions 8 and 9 at 3:20pm.

The lorry had collided with the central reservation and overturned. 

On arrival, crews reported that a small fire from residual fuel was out on arrival. The lorry had been carrying approximately 30,000 litres of vegetable oil and crews worked to make sure none of it was leaking from the tanker onto the road.

Firefighters worked to make the scene safe by 4:25pm. The scene has been left in the care of police and highways colleagues.

Incident number
M11 Northbound, J8-9
3.20pm - 16 August 2023