Lane closed as tanker breaks down on M25 near Potters Bar

There are severe delays on the M25 near Potters Bar this evening. Picture: Danny Loo

There are severe delays on the M25 near Potters Bar this evening. Picture: Danny Loo - Credit: Archant

A tanker has broken down on the M25 this morning, blocking one lane anticlockwise between Junction 25 for Enfield and Junction 24 for Potters Bar.

Traffic officers are currently on the scene assessing the situation, and will attempt to clear the carriageway if possible.

Highways England is reporting “slow traffic” along the stretch as a result.

UPDATE 8.05am: The tanker is now in a refuge bay, with all four lanes now open.