TWO coaches that crashed outside a St Albans school this morning have brought traffic to a standstill.

The incident happened around 8.20am this morning on Colney Heath Lane near Nicholas Breakspear School.

Police and ambulance staff have confirmed that all children and drivers on board the coaches escaped unscathed.

The road is expected to be blocked for another half an hour while the coaches are removed.

Police enquiries are on-going.