Hugh Grant hacked off at travel chaos

Hugh Grant
The actor said he was waiting in traffic for hours [Getty Images]

Actor Hugh Grant took to social media to "rant about being stuck" in traffic while roadworks were being carried out in west London.

Other motorists commented that they had been stuck on the A3 for up to five hours on Friday.

Four Weddings and a Funeral star Grant posted on X (formerly Twitter): "Final rant about being stuck on the A3 coming into London today in a traffic jam that moved five miles in five hours... Elderly ladies hobbling into the bushes in vain search for a dignified place to pee. Children howling."

A spokesperson for Transport for London (TfL) said they were sorry for the disruption.

"Safety is our top priority and following an inspection, emergency repairs were required to a section of wall under the footbridge on the northbound carriageway of the A3 at Tolworth Junction," said the spokesperson.

"Lane closures were necessary to ensure the safety of the infrastructure and people using it.

"We are sorry for any disruption in the area that this caused until we finished these vital repairs on Saturday night."

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