M25 horror as child rushed to hospital after falling out of moving car


A child has been rushed to hospital after falling out of a car on the M25

Malc McDonald
Dan Falvey

By Dan Falvey

Published: 14/05/2023

- 15:00

Updated: 14/05/2023

- 16:16

The air ambulance was in attendance to take the child to hospital

A child has been rushed to hospital after falling out of a moving car on the M25 motorway.

The young person, who's age is unknown, is thought to have fallen from the car onto the slip road at approximately 11.30 this morning.

There is now significant disruption on the busy UK motorway on the clockwise slip road at junction 29 with the A127.

Police have confirmed that the child is in hospital but has not suffered life-threatening injuries.

Stock image of the Air Ambulance

The Air Ambulance was in attendance


In an initial statement confirming the incident, Essex Police said: "We are currently on the scene of an incident on the M25.

"Officers were called to the A127 slip road of the M25 near Junction 29 shortly before 11:30am following reports of a child being injured on the road.

"Air ambulance were in attendance and the child has been taken to hospital.

"Their injuries are not deemed to be life-threatening or life-changing.

"The slip road remains closed whilst officers are on the scene.

"Those in traffic are asked to remain in their vehicles for their own safety."

All traffic on the motorway was held for 25 minutes while the police and medics attended to the emergency. The slip road was also shut as a result.

All lanes of traffic re-opened around 1.15pm, nearly two hours after the police were first informed of the incident.

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