M25 reopens after 13 hour closure

Part of the motorway has now reopened, 13 hours after it had to be closed following an accident.

There were sever delays on the anti-clockwise carriageway this morning (Wednesday January 26th) following an accident involving a lorry and a car between Junction 22 for London Colney and 21a for St Albans/Bricketwood – with queues of traffic going back to Junction 25 for Enfield.

The accident happened just before 10 o’clock last night (Tuesday January 25th). Diesel spilt onto the carriageway making it very dangerous for motorists. As a result part of the damaged motorway have to be dug up and relayed overnight and this work wasn’t complete until just after 11 o’clock this morning.

The traffic from the accident meant other roads nearby were very congested this morning.

It was slow around the St Albans area including the westbound A414 and M10 as well as the northbound A1M between Welham Green and Welwyn Garden City

Things have also been slow on the clockwise section of the M25 between 20 Kings Langley and 21 for the M1

Comments

Surely you have something to say?

Be the first to comment.

What do you think about "M25 reopens after 13 hour closure"

(Required) denotes a required field

Please leave

This field requires attention

This field requires attention

Maximum 400 characters

This field requires attention

This field requires attention

Recently Played Tracks

On Radio: Stuart and Katy

6am - 10am

Email the show

Text 'RADIO' to 82122

Stuart and Katy

On TV: Heart Xmas Is Here!

3am - 10am

Watch heart TV

  • Tom Jones & Cerys Matthews Baby It's Cold Outside

    Now

    iTunes

  • Robbie Williams Dream A Little Dream

    06:00

  • Sam Smith Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

    05:57

    iTunes

  • Paul McCartney Wonderful Christmastime

    05:54

    iTunes

Heart VIP

Local

Autumn Weather

Find your local four day weather report here.

Listening To Radio Win With Heart

Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.

Follow Heart on Twitter