Two crashes 'in close proximity' causing severe traffic on M25 at Clacket Lane

A car has overturned and left the carriageway of the M25 at Clacket Lane Services, causing long delays. The collision took place at around 3pm on Tuesday (August 27) and follows two crashes within an hour on the anti-clockwise carriageway this morning. Pictures from the scene show the vehicle on its side, with traffic building around the area.

A tweet from Highways England says: “M25 Road Traffic Collision J5 (Sevenoaks) towards J6 (Godstone) Surrey Road Cops and traffic officers on scene. please approach the scene with caution.” The first of the incidents on Tuesday involved a large goods vehicle and car at around 8.30am, before a lorry and car collided at around 9.20am. Ambulance crews attended the scene of both incidents, with one driver having to be taken to East Surrey Hospital with a back injury.

We will be providing updates of the incident and the latest traffic updates in this blog.

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