M23 Crash Closes Motorway Near Gatwick

28 September 2017, 11:09 | Updated: 28 September 2017, 12:10

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A man in his 20's has died following a collision on the M23 near Gatwick which closed the motorway for hours overnight

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Following the collision last night on the M23 we are now able to confirm that a man has sadly died.

Police were called near to J9 Gatwick on the southbound carriageway just before midnight following a two vehicle collision.

One of the drivers, aged in his late 20’s, died at the scene. His next of kin have been informed.

The driver of the second vehicle suffered minor injuries.

The road is now fully open in both directions and the public are thanked for their patience.

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit are appealing for any witnesses to the collision to call 01483 639922 quoting P17245830. Similarly, anyone with dashcam footage is also asked to get in touch.