MOTORISTS are facing delays after a crash on the motorway.

Police and paramedics have been called to the M23 between Maidenbower and Copthorne.

It is understood that two lanes are closed on the northbound carriageway from the B2036 Balcombe Road to junction 11.

A picture from the scene shows a red Peugeot involved in an accident.

The AA and Highways England report that traffic is coping.

Highways England has reported that lanes two and three are closed to allow emergency services to clear the crash.

The authority has warned motorists to “approach with caution”.