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Traffic on the M25 is being held after an accident involving eight cars, a lorry and a horsebox on the M25 clockwise near Heathrow Airport on Saturday (June 30).

There are severe delays on the clockwise carriageway between J14 A3113 Airport Way / Horton Road (Heathrow Terminal 4) and J15 M4.

All traffic has been held to assist with the accident. All vehicles have been moved to the hard shoulder but traffic is being held whilst the carriageway is swept of debris.

A spillage is has been cleaned and people are being treated by paramedics.

A spokesman for Highways England said: "Carriageway is blocked on the #M25 clockwise between J14 and J15 near #WestDrayton following a collision involving multiple vehicles.

"Our #TrafficOfficers are at scene working to clear the vehicles involved."

People have been warned to expect long delays in the area.

One motorist tweeted: "Avoid the M25 clockwise between junction 14 and 15 if you can. Traffic been at a standstill for 45 mins."

We'll be bringing you all the latest updates on this story as we get them.

For those just joining us

One person has been taken to hospital after eight cars, a horsebox and a lorry crashed on the M25, causing up to one-hour delays on the clockwise carriageway.

At around 11am on Saturday (June 30), paramedics were called to reports of a 10-vehicle pile-up between J14 A3113 Airport Way/Horton Road (Heathrow Terminal 4) and J15 M4.

Passengers were helped by paramedics at the scene. A spokesman for London Ambulance Service (LAS) said one person was still being treated an hour-and-a-half after the crash.

They were then taken to a west London hospital.

For more details about today’s crash, click here.

Person taken to hospital

The injured person was taken to hospital after the crash, London Ambulance Service has said.

Their injuries are not thought to be serious.

We’ll bring you updates on their condition when we get them.

Injuries after crash

One person was being treated at the scene one hour and a half after the crash on the M25.

We have approached London Ambulance Service for an update on their condition.

Delays in the area

The crash site has been cleared after the 10-car pileup but there are still delays in the area.

Motorists should leave extra time if travelling on the clockwise carriageway.

What we know so far

For those just joining us, there is queuing traffic and long delays on the M25 clockwise after a 10-vehicle pileup earlier today.

The crash, which involved eight cars, a lorry and a horsebox, took place between J14 A3113 Airport Way/Horton Road (Heathrow Terminal 4) and J15 M4.

Delays are still around 50 minutes but all lanes have been re-opened.

The road was blocked for around 30 minutes whilst the vehicles were repositioned to the hard shoulder, the carriageway was swept of debris, a spillage was cleaned and people attended to by the ambulance.

One person was still being treated by paramedics at the scene at around 12.30pm.

'Most people were out of their cars'

One motorist who was stuck in the standstill for around 30 minutes said drivers were getting out of their cars earlier.

Nick said: “Most people were out of their cars getting some fresh air. Felt sorry for the horses stuck in their horse boxes but thankfully it was cleared and traffic was moving soon enough!”

Traffic was held for around 30 minutes on Friday morning
Traffic was held for around 30 minutes on Friday morning (Image: @arsenal409)

One person being treated at scene

One person is still being treated at the scene by paramedics after the crash.

A spokesman for London Ambulance Service said:

“We were called at 11am to the M25 near junction 15 to reports of a road traffic collision.


“We sent an ambulance crew and incident response officer to the scene.


“We’re currently treating one patient at the scene.”

Long delays in scorching temperatures

Motorists are facing delays of up to 50 minutes near West Drayton.

Temperatures are around 24C currently, rising up to 27C by 1pm.

Those planning on travelling on the M25 anticlockwise should bring water with them.

Motorists are facing long delays in hot temperatures
Motorists are facing long delays in hot temperatures (Image: Apple weather)

50-minute delays

Delays on the M25 have slightly reduced to 50 minutes.

Picture shows standstill

A picture taken a little earlier shows traffic being held after the crash.

Eight cars, a horsebox and a lorry were involved and paramedics were called to the scene.

Traffic was held for 30 minutes on the M25 anticlockwise
Traffic was held for 30 minutes on the M25 anticlockwise (Image: Highways England)

60 minutes added to journeys

There are now delays of up to 60 minutes on the clockwise carriageway.

Congestion is tailing back to J9 A243/A244/B2430 (Leatherhead).

People travelling to Heathrow Airport should expect delays.

Picture from the scene

Traffic was held for around 30 minutes while the road was cleared and paramedics treated people involved in the crash.

Getwestlondon has approached London Ambulance Service for more details.

(Image: Highways England)

Traffic chaos near Heathrow Airport

Holidaymakers travelling to Heathrow Airport via the M25 should expect delays after the 10-vehicle crash.

There is queuing traffic tailing back from J14/15 to J10 clockwise.

Traffic on the M25 is severe on the clockwise carriageway near Heathrow Airport
Traffic on the M25 is severe on the clockwise carriageway near Heathrow Airport (Image: Google Maps)

Lanes clear but delays severe

All vehicles have been moved to the hard shoulder and traffic has started moving after the crash involving eight cars, a lorry and a horsebox.

The road was blocked for around 30 minutes whilst the vehicles were repositioned to the hard shoulder, the carriageway was swept of debris, a spillage was cleaned and people attended to by the ambulance.

Delays in the area remain severe.

'Standstill for 45 minutes'

Motorists on the M25 near West Drayton have faced long delays after the crash.

One driver said: “Avoid the M25 clockwise between junction 14 and 15 if you can. Traffic [has] been at a standstill for 45 mins.”

10-vehicle crash on M25

Welcome to our live coverage of this breaking news story.

Traffic is being held on the M25 clockwise near West Drayton and Heathrow Airport after a crash involving 10 vehicles.

Eight cars, a lorry and a horsebox was involved in the crash and an ambulance is at the scene treating those involved.

There are now severe delays on the clockwise carriageway between J14 A3113 Airport Way/Horton Road (Heathrow Terminal 4) and J15 M4.

People have been warned to expect long delays around Heathrow Airport.

We’ll be bringing you all the latest updates on this as we get them.