Police close M25 and bridge after a body was found at the side of the motorway causing long tailbacks
- Surrey Police said officers were in attendance after the discovery was reported
- Officers were pictured in the Walton-on-the-Hill area of Surrey earlier today
- One lane of the clockwise carriageway has been closed as well as the bridge
Police have closed the M25 and the bridge over the carriageway after a body was found at the side of the motorway.
The incident has caused long tailbacks and Surrey Police said officers had been in attendance following a call reporting the discovery in Walton-on-the-Hill earlier today.
Pictures from the scene show a police car parked at the side of the motorway and officer on a motorbike.
Police are seen on the M25 carriageway after a body was found earlier today between junctions 8 and 9
Traffic cones had also been set out and traffic was seen piling up.
In a statement, the force said that the discovery was made around 9.30am between junctions 8 and 9.
‘One lane of the clockwise carriageway has been closed. The bridge over the motorway has also been closed in both directions.
‘Enquiries into the circumstances of the death are underway. Anyone with any information is asked to contact us on 101, quoting incident reference PR/P19102170.’
Cars can be seen piling up on the left while a police car can also been seen parked on the right hand side
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