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Volkswagen van carrying 11 greyhounds overturns on M25 near junction three for Swanley

19 December 2013
by James Walker

A van carrying 11 greyhounds has overturned on the M25 this afternoon. 

The blue Volkswagen panel van turned on its side on the anti-clockwise stretch near junction three for Swanley.

Police arrived shortly after midday and a man - believed to be in his 60s - was treated by paramedics at the scene.

An overturned van on the M25. Picture Becky Jarvis

An overturned van on the M25. Picture: Becky Jarvis

He did not require hospital treatment.

None of the greyhounds, which were on their way to a race meeting tonight, suffered any injuries. 

One lane was closed before the motorway was fully open again shortly after 1.30pm.

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