UPDATE: Major delays on M23 after lorry accident

Crash on the M23. Photo by Eddie Mitchell
Crash on the M23. Photo by Eddie Mitchell

Two lorries were involved in a collision southbound on the M23, causing severe delays this morning (Thursday August 17).

At one stage there queues for seven miles due to spillage of engine coolant and the incident itself.

Crash on the M23. Photo by Eddie Mitchell

Crash on the M23. Photo by Eddie Mitchell

The crash happened between Junction 9 and 10 on the main carriageway.

The road was shut at one stage due to the engine coolant leak.

Contractors were called in to clear the spillage.

The incident has now been cleared and the road re-opened.