Two motorway lanes have been closed off after a serious crash involving a lorry this morning. 

Highways England reported the incident clockwise between junction 18 and 19 of the M25 for Chorleywood.

A lorry has smashed through a barrier destroying much of the side of the vehicle while also hitting a bridge column and lamp post. 

Watford Observer:

Picture taken by Highways England

No injuries were reported.

Two lanes (of four) have been closed while a recovery team work to clear the scene. 

Motorists are advised to take alternative routes where possible.