Incident at Gatwick

The M23 is closed due to a serious incident at Gatwick.

Man dies after falling from bridge

A man has died after falling from a bridge over the M23 and colliding with a lorry.

Surrey Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident which happened at about 1.15pm on 14th July 2013.

Police attended along with ambulance and fire crews. The man was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Police believe he fell from a bridge over the motorway and collided with the lorry which was travelling northbound about a mile from the Gatwick exit.

The northbound carriageway of the motorway was closed while emergency services dealt with the incident, causing heavy congestion.

M23 closed due to 'serious incident' near Gatwick

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M23 northbound closed following an incident. Delays likely so allow plenty of time for your journey to or from Gatwick.

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M23 is CLOSED due to a serious incident northbound between 9/Gatwick and 8/M25 J7 - also no access to M23 at Gatwick itself (13:55)

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Due to the northbound M23 closure the Gatwick Spur is very slow outbound and M23 southbound also very slow due to onlookers (13:58)

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