Two men seriously hurt on M25 as motorway shut with 7-mile queues
Two people have been rushed to hospital after a serious incident on the M25 this morning. Seven miles of queues have formed on the motorway after the collision, with lanes being partially blocked as a result of the crash. Emergency services rushed to the scene at around 10.40am this morning following reports of a collision at Junction 10 of the motorway.
Two people were treated at the scene whilst one was rushed to hospital via air ambulance and another taken by road.
A spokesperson for Surrey Police told MyLondon: “We are appealing for witnesses after officers were called to a serious collision on the M25 this morning (3 May) near the Wisley interchange. A white Mercedes Sprinter van and a black Mercedes car were involved in the collision, which took place at around 10.30am on the anticlockwise carriageway between junction 11 and junction 10.
“Two men have been taken to hospital with serious injuries. Their next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.
“The eastbound carriageway remains closed between junction 11 and junction 10 and is expected to remain closed for the next few hours. If you witnessed this incident or have dashcam or helmet cam footage that might have captured it, please contact us quoting PR/45230048223.”
A South East Ambulance spokesperson told SurreyLive: “I can confirm we were called at approximately 10.40am today to reports of an RTC on the M25 at junction 10. Ambulance crews attended and were joined at the scene by the Kent, Surrey, Sussex Air Ambulance Service.
“Two patients were treated at the scene before being taken to St George’s Hospital. One patient was airlifted to hospital and the other taken to hospital by road.”
The major motorway has been closed anti-clockwise at Junction 10 for Wisley as a result of the crash and there are seven miles of queues backing up as traffic has ground to a halt.
Traffic is being diverted via the exit and entry slips after the crash has caused traffic chaos. National Highways South East have shared an update on the incident, they wrote: “The M25 anti-clockwise within J10 (Wisley) is closed due to a collision involving a van and car. Traffic is being diverted via the exit and entry slips. There are 20 minute delays on approach to J10. Approx. 3 miles of congestion.”
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