Police Activity on Dartford Crossing Causes Major Traffic Delays and Bridge Closure

Police activity has brought traffic on the Dartford Crossing to a halt this morning.

According to National Highways, two lanes are currently closed on the clockwise carriageway of the M25 from junction 31 for Lakeside to junction 1A for Dartford. This is causing delays of up to an hour on the approach.

The incident, which was reported to police at 9am, has also led to the closure of the QEII Bridge and all traffic heading into Kent is being stopped.

A spokesperson for Essex Police stated that they were responding to concerns for the welfare of a man and all emergency services are currently at the scene. The bridge will remain closed while the incident is being dealt with.

Commuters are advised to avoid the area or find alternative routes, as delays are expected to continue for some time. Motorists can stay updated on the situation by tuning into kmfm for regular travel updates or following our live blog.

For those using the Dartford Crossing, it is recommended to check for updates on traffic and travel news to avoid getting stuck on the roads. Stay informed and plan accordingly to save time and avoid frustration.

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