There are delays of more than an hour on the M25 this afternoon after a three-vehicle crash near Potters Bar.

Separate multi-vehicle incidents have caused 65 minutes delays anti-clockwise between Junction 24 for Potters Bar and Junction 25 for Enfield, as well as the closure of three lanes and 40 minute delays between J25 and Junction 26 for Waltham Abbey.

One of the collisions involved a car, a van and a taxi, while Met Police confirmed another crash was caused by a "tyre blow out".

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"The vehicles involved in the earlier collisions on the M25 anti-clockwise between J25 and J24 have now been recovered from the scene," National Highways confirmed.

"Traffic officers have removed the debris and reopened all of the lanes. There are residual delays of 65 minutes.

"Following a multiple-vehicle collision, lanes two, three and four are closed on the M25 anti-clockwise between J26 and J25.

"Traffic officers are on scene, and recovery agents are en route. Please allow extra time for your journey as there are 40-minute delays."