Air ambulance called to serious crash on M25 near Potters Bar

PUBLISHED: 15:07 28 November 2019 | UPDATED: 15:40 28 November 2019

Traffic on M25. Photo: DANNY LOO

Traffic on M25. Photo: DANNY LOO


There has been a serious crash on the M25 between Junctions 24 and 25 near Potters Bar this afternoon, which is affecting A1(M) traffic.

Both carriageways are currently shut in both directions from J24 to J26 according to Herts fire service, who on Twitter advised motorists to avoid the area if possible.

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At 1.48pm East of England Ambulance was called to attend the scene with its Hazardous Area Response Team, Essex and Herts Air Ambulance, two ambulance officers, a rapid response vehicle and one ambulance.

Highways England said if you are heading clockwise, there is just under seven miles of congestion on approach to the carriageway closure at J23, and anti-clockwise there is two and a half miles of congestion on approach to J25.

Updated diversion details can be found here:

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