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M25 brought to standstill due to crash - recap

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Live traffic updates after crash on M25 near Watford

By Nathan Louis

Last updated:

    There were very long delays on the M25 and in the Watford area this morning following a crash.
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  • The collision happened on the anti-clockwise carriageway between junction 19 for Watford and junction 18 for Rickmansworth before 7am.
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  • There were tailbacks of nearly nine miles after lane closures were put in place, with Highways England reporting delays of more than 50 minutes at one stage.
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  • Queues on the M25 went back to junction 22 for London Colney, with the entry slip road at junction 19 (Watford) also very slow.
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  • The Rickmansworth, Croxley Green, Kings Langley, Bricket Wood, and Radlett areas were also affected by the problems on the M25.
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  • All of the delays were cleared by around 9.30am.
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  • See our live blog for updates.