Delays as part of M25 closed

DRIVERS are being warned of serious delays on the M25 after a crash which has seen a stretch of the road closed.

POLICE are today appealing for witnesses to a crash on the Essex stretch of the M25 which claimed the life of a motorist.

The collision between three lorries and a car happened near Navestock on the anti-clockwise carriageway at about 11.30am today.

The car driver was pronounced dead at the scene as the entire carriageway was closed between junctions 28 and 27.

One lorry driver, a 23-year-old man from Spalding in Lincolnshire, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing death by careless driving.

He is being questioned at Brentwood police station.

Any witnesses to the crash are urged to contact Chigwell Road Policing Unit on 0300 333 4444.