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Original article from Kent Live

Drivers have been warned to expect major delays following an incident on the M25 today (April 7).

Road closures are in place following a collision at around 1.20pm between a lorry and a roadside barrier on the A282 near Junction 2.

Traffic is backing up as far as Junction 4, with reports suggesting the lorry was "overhanging the side of the bridge".

Police have also confirmed the incident resulted "in part of the lorry’s trailer breaching a safety barrier".

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The force said no serious injuries have been reported, but that the A2 into Kent is also closed in both directions at the junction for the Darenth Interchange.

The M25 is also closed at anticlockwise at Junction 2.

Motorists are advised to expect delays and, where possible, consider using an alternative route.

People can follow the latest on our live blog below.

Jamie Rose

Photo shows lorry hanging precariously

A dramatic picture courtesy of a local motorist and Twitter user @hedgemyster23 show why the incident this afternoon is causing such delays.

Original Article