M25 is SHUT both ways as lorry bursts into flames after crash with another HGV
- The incident happened before 6am in Essex between the A127 and Lakeside
- Both carriageways were shut but the anti-clockwise lanes have since reopened
- Motorists are advised to find an alternative route due to significant delays
The M25 has been closed in both directions following an early-morning crash which caused a HGV to catch fire.
The lorry was involved in a collision with a second HGV between junction 29 and 30 in Essex – between the A127 and Lakeside in Essex.
The anti-clockwise carriageway has since reopened but the clockwise lanes remain closed.
The M25 in Essex was closed this morning following a collision involving two HGVs where one of the trucks burst into flames
Motorists are warned they face significant delays if they use the section between the A127 and Lakeside this morning
Traffic England warn anyone wishing to use the motorway to find an alternative route as traffic is completely stationary in the area and a diversion has been established.
Anyone wishing to use that section of the motorway is advised to give themselves plenty of extra time.
The incident is believed to have happened before 6am.