M25 shut again as lorry overturns

A section of Britain's busiest motorway has had to be closed for the second time in three days - again due to a serious accident.

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Swan takes stroll across M25

Swan crossing M25
Swan crossing M25 Credit: Surrey Roads Police

A swan trying to find its way to the nearest watering hole, found itself dicing with death . The bird had some near misses with cars as it crossed several lanes of traffic on the M25 earlier. Luckily the Highways Agency were around to give the bird a helping hand.

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Northbound Dartford Crossing toll charges suspended

Severe delays on the M25 mean that toll charges on the northbound Dartford Crossing have been suspended.

The A282 Northbound - Dartford Crossing - West Bore Tunnel is closed due to a multi vehicle RTC. There are long delays as a result of this incident.

All traffic is being diverted via the East Bore tunnel.

Please note that Toll charges for the A282 Northbound have currently been suspended.

– Highways Agency

Driver's lucky escape after car is 'sliced in half' on M25

A driver in Surrey had a very lucky escape earlier this week after their car was virtually sliced in half in a crash on the M25.

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caught in the M25 traffic? Luckily only minor injury. 2× Good Samaritans stopped and gave F AID & shelter, thank you. http://t.co/yuwtAjUEtK

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The crash happened near Egham on Monday night when the Volkswagen Golf collided with a BMW. The driver was treated for only minor injuries. In a statement, Surrey Police said:

"We would like to thank the members of the public who stopped and gave first aid prior to the arrival of emergency services."

Cyclist arrested for taking a spin on the M25 in Surrey

A cyclist has been arrested after being found riding on the M25. The 44-year-old, from Ghana, was stopped in Surrey this morning and found to have overstayed his immigration visitor's visa.

He cycled along the hard shoulder of the M25 from junction 11 to junction 13 before he was stopped by officers from Surrey Police's roads unit.

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A pedal cyclist has been arrested after cycling along the M25 Motorway and found to have overstayed his immigration visitors permit

To which one Surrey resident replied:

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@surreyroadcops Oh Dear, not his day. Should have used his extra time in the UK to read the Highway Code!

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London cab bursts into flames on the M25

A London cab burst into flames on the M25 in Kent this morning during the rush hour. Traffic was brought to a standstill at Swanley just after 7am. No one was injured and despite long delays, the motorway remained open.

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Not a great start to the day for this cabbie. #m25 #kent Everyone out safe though and police there already. http://t.co/ofXQHZYrNW

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