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20 October 2020 06:36

Stabbing Surrey M5 motorway

M25 closed in Surrey after three-vehicle crash involving ambulance and HGV

ES News email The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday - Friday plus breaking news updates Enter your email address Continue Please enter an email address Email address is invalid Fill out this field Email address is invalid You already have an account. Please log in Register with your social account or click here to log in I would like to receive lunchtime headlines Monday - Friday plus breaking news alerts, by email Update newsletter preferences A three-vehicle crash on the M25 involving an ambulance has sparked a partial closure of the major road expected to affect morning rush hour traffic. The motorway has been closed between junctions eight and nine following the collision, which occurred at about 3.30am on Tuesday. Surrey Police said the road would remain closed for at least three hours, possibly stretching into rush hour. The collision involved an ambulance, a car and an HGV, the force said.

The driver of the car has been taken to hospital with serious leg injuries, while the occupants of the other vehicles were not harmed, police said. The road has been closed to traffic flowing anti-clockwise. Get the biggest stories sent straight to your inbox Sign up for regular updates and breaking news from WalesOnline Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Invalid Email The M25 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 which occurred 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 M25 is closed anticlockwise between two Surrey junctions due to a crash involving three vehicles. Highways England confirmed in the early hours of Tuesday (October 20) that the carriageway was shut between Junction 10 (A3) and Junction 8 (Reigate) due to the incident at around 3.30am. Surrey Police said that one driver had suffered serious leg injuries in the collision, which was between a BMW, ambulance and lorry. All emergency services were called to the scene including Surrey Fire and Rescue Service, and the road is expected to remain closed for a number of hours through rush hour. Motorists have been warned to expect significant delays as a result, and queues are already beginning to form since around 6am on approach to Junction 10.

SurreyLive will provide the latest traffic and travel updates via the live blog below. If you are in the area, and it is safe and legal to do so, please send any information to [email protected] and someone will get back to you. The Daily Star's FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox Sign up today! Thank you for subscribing See our privacy notice Invalid Email The M25 is closed for rush hour following a serious crash with an ambulance this morning.

Police say that the motorway has been closed at junctions 8 and 9 after the crash at 3.30am. It is affecting traffic flowing anti-clockwise into Surrey following the incident with a car, ambulance and HGV. At 6am the force tweeted to confirm the closure and warned it could be in place for some time. They said at that time the road would be closed for at least three hours. That's sure to bring rush hour chaos to anybody who was hoping to drive to work in the area today.

Surrey Police tweeted: "#M25 closed J9 - J8 anti-clockwise after a car, ambulance and HGV collision at 3.30am. Road expected to be closed for at least a further 3 hours." One person has been taken to hospital according to a statement on the force's website. The statement read: "The collision happened just before 3.30 on the anticlockwise M25, between junctions 9 and 8, close to Walton on the Hill. "The driver of the car, a black BMW, suffered serious leg injuries in the collision and was taken to hospital by ambulance. "The occupants of the other vehicles were unharmed during the collision. "The anticlockwise M25 has been closed at junction 9, and will remain closed for at least three hours (into the rush hour) while the vehicles are recovered, the scene is cleared and collision investigation officers carry out their work. Surrey Fire and Rescue service, and Highways England are assisting." The collision involved an ambulance, a car and a HGV. The driver of the car has been taken to hospital with serious leg injuries, while the occupants of the other vehicles were unhurt. 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.::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.