Major Delays Near Dartford Crossing Due to Truck Breakdown

A breakdown of a large truck has resulted in major delays near the Dartford Crossing.

The incident, which occurred on the A282 northbound between the A296 and A206, has caused two lanes to be closed for recovery work. This has created a six-mile queue of traffic heading towards the Dartford Tunnel.

According to National Highways, the right-hand tunnel has been closed since 6:35am, causing a delay of approximately one hour for drivers. The congestion has also spread to the nearby M20 Swanley Interchange and the A2 past Gravesend.

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