The M25 was blocked after an over-turned lorry spilled a huge amount of oranges onto the carriageway.

Essex Police and firefighters attended the incident on the road moving anti-clockwise after it was first reported at around 12.30pm.

It was reported to have taken place at junction 27, and it has also closed junction 6 of the M11.

Just one HGV lorry was involved.

Essex Police' Road Policing Unit South tweeted during the clear up.

A spokesman for Highways England reported that delays could be up to 80-minutes while the clear up is still taking place.

All lanes have now been cleared, however, there is a still a small amount of the fruit still on the hard shoulder.

No injuries have been reported following the incident, however, traffic is reported to be moving very slow.