Lorry driver killed in M25 crash

A lorry driver was killed when his vehicle overturned and caught fire on the M25 in Hertfordshire.

Police said the driver was pronounced dead at the scene close to junction 25 near Waltham Cross, Essex.

The Highways Agency said the motorway was then closed between junction 23 at South Mimms and junction 25.

The accident happened at about 13:00 GMT. Long tailbacks built up and diversions were put in place by traffic police.

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