Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


Man released from car following collision with lorry

J26 - J27 M25, Eastbound
11/11/2021 @ 12:13
Incident Number: 156253
In attendance: 1 x Brentwood, 1 x Waltham Abbey, 1 x Potters Bar (Hertfordshire)

Firefighters freed a man from a vehicle this afternoon, after a lorry collided with a car on the M25, Eastbound, between J26 and J27.

Crews were called to a road traffic collision which happened on the M25 at around 12:13pm today.

On arrival, firefighters reported that a lorry had crashed into the rear of a car and an elderly man was trapped.

Crews used specialist equipment to release the man and he was left in the care of the Ambulance Service by 1:37pm.

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