A serious incident has occurred on the M23 southbound carriageway between the M25 and junction 9, causing major disruptions for commuters and travelers.
The crash, involving a motorcycle, has resulted in a complete blockage of the road, leading to significant queues of traffic in both directions.
While the northbound side has been reopened, a further delay is expected as the air ambulance prepares to land at the scene.
Motorists are urged to exercise caution and seek alternative routes if possible.
Those heading to Gatwick Airport are advised to allocate extra travel time due to the ongoing congestion.
Update as 2:50 pm – 3 lanes (of 4) are now open on the M23 southbound between J8 (M25) and J9 Gatwick Airport The inside lane remains closed following a collision involving a motorbike. The Air Ambulance has now left the scene.