M25 crash: Road reopens after jackknifed lorry causes closure

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One line stays sealed though Highways England pronounced delays should now reduce

The M25 has been reopened after a three-vehicle pile-up sealed 13 miles of a clockwise carriageway earlier.

An articulated lorry was left jackknifed after a pile-up with a London cab and red Citroen nearby Leatherhead in Surrey during 04:45 BST.

The lorry motorist was taken to sanatorium with critical injuries though a other vehicles’ occupants were unhurt.

Drivers complained of being stranded for hours but water. Highways England pronounced delays should now reduce.

The group pronounced a motorway was close progressing between connection 8 for Reigate and connection 10 for Wisley.

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Kyron Smith, who was travelling to Thorpe Park, pronounced he had been stranded in a reserve to join a M25 during connection 8 for about 3 hours.

“Nobody is moving. They haven’t got us any H2O and they haven’t let us spin back,” he said.

“We have got zero in a car, no water, and we can’t stop during a use station.”

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The carriageway was sealed for about 13 miles between connection 8 and 10

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Laura Williams, network manager during Highways England pronounced a lorry’s position and a vast diesel brief difficult a liberation of a vehicles.

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The lorry motorist was airlifted to hospital

Driver Lee Walker pronounced he had been stranded on a motorway “for about dual hours” and described “chaos on a surrounding routes”.

Any witnesses or drivers with dashcam footage have been asked to hit Surrey Police.