Fatal Surrey M25 crash: Lorry driver arrested

A lorry driver has been arrested after a fatal crash which partially closed the M25 in Surrey.

The lorry and a Mercedes Sprinter van were in collision on the anticlockwise carriageway between junctions nine and eight, late on Thursday night.

The van driver, a man believed to be in his 20s, was pronounced dead while en route to hospital in London.

Police arrested the lorry driver, a man in his 40s, on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

Two lanes of the carriageway between Leatherhead and Reigate were closed for several hours overnight.

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