Man involved in two crashes on M25 near Reigate

Police have launched an investigation after revealing a man was involved in two consecutive crashes that closed the M25 near Reigate on Friday (May 8). A black Vauxhall Astra collided with a nearside bridge barrier and a HGV on the M25 clockwise early on Friday morning, around 6am. The driver of the car was then involved in a subsequent collision with another HGV in lane 3.

"He was taken to hospital by ambulance where his injuries are not currently described as life changing," a police spokesperson said. As the Comet reported previously emergency services including paramedics, Surrey Fire and Rescue, and Surrey Police were all called the scene after the crashes, which were described as "serious" by police: "Shortly after 6am, officers were called to the M25 clockwise, between junctions 7 and 8, following a collision between a black Vauxhall Astra, a nearside bridge barrier and a HGV.

"The driver of the car was then involved in a subsequent collision with another HGV in lane 3.

He was taken to hospital by ambulance where his injuries are not currently described as life changing.

"Anyone who saw the incident, or has dashcam or helmetcam footage of the incident, or the manner of driving of the Vauxhall Astra or the HGVs in the minutes before the collision, is asked to contact Surrey Police on 101, quoting ref PR/P20104194."

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