UPDATE: Man died after lorry overturned on Bricket Wood motorway slip road

The air ambulance lands at the scene - picture by @AmboOfficer

The air ambulance lands at the scene - picture by @AmboOfficer - Credit: Archant

A man in his 50s has died after his lorry overturned on a Bricket Wood motorway slip road this morning.

Emergency services were called to the J6a exit road from the M1 southbound to J21a on the M25 clockwise around midday.

The fire service had to free the critically injured man from the lorry after he became trapped. Paramedics and the Herts Air Ambulance also attended but the man passed away at the scene.

Police are now appealing for witnesses to ascertain what caused the accident.

A number of people are believed to have passed this incident and officers are asking anyone who saw what happened to contact the Herts police non-emergency number 101 quoting ISR 257 of April 1.

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The Highways Agency said the slip road is expected to be closed until around 6.30pm this evening.

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