A24 closure: Roads in Surrey and M25 services closed after 'significant oil spill' by lorry

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An oil spill has forced the closure of roads in Surrey, as well as services on the M25 on Tuesday morning.

According to the BBC, a lorry has leaked oil along the A24 from Beare Green to Leatherhead and then on to the M25 at junction nine.

Cobham services have also been closed. Surrey Police said there’s been "significant fuel spillage", and roads are likely to be closed "for some time" as drivers are being asked to avoid the area.

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An oil spill has forced the closure of roads in Surrey, as well as services on the M25 on Tuesday morning. An oil spill has forced the closure of roads in Surrey, as well as services on the M25 on Tuesday morning.
An oil spill has forced the closure of roads in Surrey, as well as services on the M25 on Tuesday morning. | Stock

Surrey Highways wrote on X: “Please avoid the A24 northbound between Beare Green and Leatherhead as there has been a significant fuel spillage. Road closures are in place, and the affected areas are likely to be closed for some time with further updates to follow. Thanks for your patience.”

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