A police officer was seriously injured in a crash with a motorcycle going the wrong way on the M25 yesterday (January 23).

Patrols were responding to reports of a stolen motorcyle when a bike "collided with a male officer" at around 4.05pm on the clockwise carriageway near Junction 3 for Swanley, according to Kent Police.

An air ambulance landed at the scene, lifting the officer to a London hospital for treatment, as the motorway was closed in both directions.

A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of offences including dangerous driving.

The carriageways remained heavily congested into the evening after reopening before 6pm.

Video and photo credit - @999London

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