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Road traffic collision - two heavy goods vehicles

M25, Thurrock
17/07/2021 @ 14:18
Incident Number: 148220
In attendance: 2 x Grays, 1 x Brentwood, 1 x Orsett, 1 x Rayleigh, Urban Search and Rescue


Firefighters assisted at the scene of a serious road traffic collision on the M25 near Lakeside this afternoon.

On arrival, crews confirmed that two heavy goods vehicles had been involved in the incident and one person was trapped.

The road was closed immediately to ensure the safety of fire crews and other emergency service colleagues.

Crews worked hard to free the casualty and leave them in the care of the Ambulance Service. Urban Search and Rescue teams also helped to make the scene safe by separating and moving the two vehicles.

Please continue to avoid the area if you're travelling on Saturday evening - the road is likely to be closed for some time.

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