Man dies after M25 lorry crash
Traffic builds after a
crash on the M25
A lorry driver has been arrested after a man was killed in a
crash on the M25 this morning.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene after the HGV was
involved in a smash with three cars on the clockwise
carriageway between J4 for Orpington and J5 near Sevenoaks at
A woman was also seriously injured in the crash, which left the
road closed for more than seven hours and caused traffic
The clockwise carriageway re-opened at just 5.30pm, but
The anti-clockwise carriageway was closed while an air
ambulance landed to take the injured woman to a London hospital
with injuries described as serious this morning.
Kent Police said the male lorry driver has been arrested in
connection with the crash.
One vehicle reportedly overturned just before the A21 turn-off
Kent Highways said the clockwise carriageway was shut between J3
for Swanley and J5 for the M25 at about 10.50am - leading to heavy
Kent Fire and Rescue Service said two crews were called to the
scene at about 10.15am.
Witnesses or anyone with information ia asked to phoen the Kent
Police Serious Collision Investigation Unit appeal line on 01622
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