SEVERE delays on the M25 with one lane closed after a crash involving a HGV.

National Highways say one lane remains closed on the M25 clockwise between J26 Loughton and J27 Stansted.

This is while debris is being cleared following a crash involving a HGV. 

Preparations are being made to move the vehicles to the hard shoulder. Recovery is also now in attendance. 

But, National Highways say there are delays of at least 50 minutes on approach.

The traffic on the M25 was also temporarily stopped clockwise between J5 Maidstone and J6 Eastbourne due to a vehicle fire.

There are delays of at least 30 minutes in the area.