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Man in hospital following M25 crash where lorry was hanging off bridge over Upminster

PUBLISHED: 10:43 22 June 2015 | UPDATED: 10:43 22 June 2015

Diesel and debris from the crash fell onto St Mary’s Lane below following the incident last night             Image: Google Maps

Diesel and debris from the crash fell onto St Mary’s Lane below following the incident last night Image: Google Maps

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A man was taken to hospital last night after a lorry crashed into a barrier and was left hanging off a bridge.

Emergency services were called at 11.08pm to the road traffic collision where approximately 1,000 litres of diesel had spilled onto St Mary’s Lane, Upminster, below the M25 between junctions 30 and 29.

The driver was taken to hospital as a precaution and the articulated vehicle has since been recovered.

Four fire engines attended the incident from Essex County Fire and Rescue who made the bridge and barrier safe by 11.46pm.

The Metropolitan Police are still at the scene clearing up the diesel and debris which landed on St Mary’s Lane.

One lane remains closed as the Highways Agency carries out work to install a temporary barrier and delays are still affecting motorists travelling anticlockwise on the M25.

Did you see anything? Call Harriet on 0208 477 3903 or email harriet.orrell@archant.co.uk


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