Section of M25 collapses following overnight roadworks
Three lanes of the M25 in Surrey have been closed off this morning (14 November 2014) after a section of the motorway collapsed following overnight roadworks.
Motorists are experiencing long delays between junction 11 and junction 9 due to emergency repairs that are taking place.
Many vehicles were left with damaged tyres after the road surface near Leatherhead collapsed during heavy rain.
Surrey Roads Police tweeted: "Not sure why it's failed but there were overnight repairs in that area last night."
They confirmed that road workers are clearing concrete debris from the anti-clockwise carriageway near junction 9.
The Highways Agency confirmed that police and repair specialists are at the scene. Road users have been advised to consider alternative routes.
Picture courtesy of Surrey Roads Police Twitter @SurreyRoadCops