M25 Surrey live updates as lorry crash shuts part of motorway

Part of the M25 has been closed tonight (Friday, June 21) after a HGV has been involved in a crash and has ended up in the ditch. Drivers are facing long delays while the accident scene is being cleared. National Highways has said: "Lane 1 (of 4) is closed on the M25 in Surrey anti-clockwise between J7 & J6 due to a collision involvin a HGV that has come to rest in the verge/ditch.

"Recovery services are in attendance. Delays of at least 60 minutes above normal travel times. Thank you for your patience."

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