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M11 accident: Pedestrian whose car 'left the road' suffers life-changing injuries after collision with lorry between Harlow and Bishop's Stortford



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A man in his 60s suffered life-changing injuries when he was involved in a collision with a lorry after getting out of his car on the M11.

Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage of the incident on Monday afternoon (March 1), which led to the northbound stretch of the motorway between Harlow and Bishop's Stortford being closed for several hours.

Police were called shortly after 2.25pm to reports that a pedestrian and a lorry had been involved in a collision.

The M11 closed northbound between junction 7 and 8, with traffic building up on the southbound carriageway (44750183)
The M11 closed northbound between junction 7 and 8, with traffic building up on the southbound carriageway (44750183)

The victim, a man in his 60s from Epping, had been driving a silver Jaguar I-Pace which had left the road shortly before the incident.

A spokesperson for Essex Police said: "He remains in hospital with life-changing injuries, but is in a stable condition.

"No arrests have been made and we are working to establish the circumstances surrounding this collision."

The incident happened between junctions 7 and 8. Initially the southbound carriageway was also closed.

Police said: "We'd like to thank drivers for their patience as the road was closed for several hours."

Anyone who witnessed the collision, saw the Jaguar leave the road or being driven beforehand, or who has any relevant dashcam footage is asked to call Essex Police on 101. The incident number to quote is 640 of 1 March.



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