M25 delay: Overturned lorry near London Colney leaks diesel across carriageway

There are severe delays on the M25 at junction 21A and 22 near London Colney - photo courtesy of @Hi

There are severe delays on the M25 at junction 21A and 22 near London Colney - photo courtesy of @HighwaysSEAST - Credit: Archant

An overturned rubbish lorry on the M25 has shed its load across the carriageway and leaked diesel across the road, causing significant delays.

The lorry flipped at about 9am this morning (Tuesday) between junctions 21A and 22 clockwise at London Colney.

Highways England and emergency services are currently at the scene dealing with the incident.

Motorists are advised to allow extra time for their journey as there are significant delays in the area. There is one lane open, but three lanes remain closed.