M25 shut over concern for man 'found on hard shoulder'
Emergency services have closed the M25 near Watford over concerns for the welfare of a man.
Herts Police told motorists to avoid the clockwise stretch between junction 20 for the A41 and 21 for the M1 at around 8.30am this morning (February 2).
A spokesperson told the Watford Observer: “Police were called shortly after 8.05am on Thursday 2 February to report concerns for the welfare of a man who had been found on the hard shoulder of the M25 northbound, near junction 21a.
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“Officers are on scene alongside the ambulance service and closures are in place.
“People are asked to please avoid the area at this time.”
At 11.42am HCC Highways tweeted: "INCIDENT UPDATE: #Watford M25 CLOSED both ways between J20 (A41) and J21A will remain closed for several more hours while police investigate, following earlier RTC. #AvoidTheArea."