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Prepare for rush hour chaos: M25 Surrey Closure: Multiple Vehicle Collision Forces Anti-clockwise Shutdown Between Junction 8 and Junction 6 following life changing collision

The M25 in Surrey is currently experiencing a significant disruption due to a multiple-vehicle collision, leading to the closure of the anti-clockwise lanes between Junction 8 (Reigate) and Junction 6 (Godstone). This incident has mobilized all emergency services to the scene, with Surrey Police taking the lead in the response efforts to manage the situation.

Nighttime road incident with police attendance.

Traffic Officers are present and are assisting with implementing strategic closures on the approaches to the affected segment of the motorway to ensure the safety of road users and facilitate the work of emergency services.

Diversion Route Advised:

Illuminated trees at night by streetlight.

To mitigate the impact on travel and provide alternative routes, traffic management authorities have established a diversion route for motorists affected by the closure. Road users travelling anti-clockwise are advised to follow the hollow square diversion symbol displayed on road signs. The recommended diversion route is as follows:

  1. From the M25 Junction 8 exit slip roundabout at ‘Reigate Hill Interchange,’ take the third exit onto A217 towards Reigate.
  2. Continue on A217 and then follow A25 towards Redhill.
  3. At the A25/A23 roundabout in Redhill, turn right onto A23 heading towards Gatwick.
  4. At the subsequent roundabout, take the left turn onto A25 directed towards Godstone.
  5. Proceed through Godstone on A25, maintaining direction at the mini roundabout.
  6. Rejoin the M25 at Junction 6 ‘Godstone Interchange’ towards Sevenoaks.
Nighttime emergency services on UK motorway.

Motorists planning to travel through this section of the M25 are urged to allow extra time for their journey, consider rerouting, or even postpone their travel plans if possible, to avoid the affected area. The closure and the suggested diversion aim to alleviate congestion and ensure the safety of both the emergency responders attending the scene and the public.

Police cars blocking road at night with emergency lights on.

The authorities are working diligently to clear the incident and reopen the motorway as quickly as safety permits. In the meantime, the public is requested to stay informed on the status of the road closure and adhere to the guidance provided by traffic management officials.

Police cars at nighttime road incident near UK highway signs.

Updates on the situation and any changes to the diversion route will be communicated to the public as they become available. The cooperation and patience of all road users during this time are greatly appreciated as efforts continue to resolve the incident and restore normal traffic flow on the M25 in Surrey.

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