M25 closed for rush hour traffic after crash involving ambulance, car and lorry

Part of the M25 has been closed during this morning’s rush hour after a crash involving an ambulance, car and lorry.

The motorway has been closed to traffic flowing anti-clockwise in Surrey after a collision involving an ambulance, police say.

Surrey Police said in a statement the motorway was closed between junctions 8 and 9 after the incident at around 3.30am, and would remain closed for at least three hours, possibly stretching into the rush hour.

The collision involved an ambulance, a car and an HGV, police said.

The driver of the car has been taken to hospital with serious leg injuries, while the occupants of the other vehicles were unhurt.

Police have asked for anyone who witnessed the collision to make contact by messaging on social media (@SurreyPolice), via chat on the Surrey Police website (surrey.police.uk) or by calling 101 quoting reference PR/20244107.

In a separate incident, emergency services were also responding to a lorry fire on a sliproad at unction 6A from the M1 onto the M25.

Beds, Cambs & Herts Roads Policing Unit said: “RP11 – M1 J6a Southbound. We are currently on scene at a lorry fire on the slip road onto the M25 with @HertsFRSControl. Please avoid the area whilst the fire is extinguished and use other routes. All agencies working to get the road opened ASAP”

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