Acid leak shuts motorway

THE M11 in Essex was reopened mid morning today after the northbound lane was closed for more than an hour while firefighters dealt with a chemical leak.

THE M11 in Essex was reopened mid morning today after the northbound lane was closed for more than an hour while firefighters dealt with a chemical leak.

Acid was leaking from a drum and firefighters dealt with it and removed it from the scene before the road was reopened at about 10.30am.