Surrey

M25 closed for five hours after man dies in crash

Crash on the M25 near Godstone Image copyright Eddie Mitchell
Image caption The clockwise carriageway was closed for about five hours

A man has died in a crash on the M25 that closed the clockwise carriageway of the motorway for five hours.

The 58-year-old driver of a van died in a crash between junctions five and six on the clockwise carriageway, near Godstone, Surrey.

The carriageway was closed at about midnight, and reopened at 05:00 GMT.

The man was driving a silver VW Transporter van. His next of kin are being traced, a Surrey Police spokesman said.

Police have asked anyone who has dashcam footage, or stopped to help at the scene of the crash, to contact them.

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