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Crash sparks delays Dartford Crossing ahead of Bank Holiday rush

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Original article from Kent Live

There are delays on both carriageways of the M25 near the Dartford Crossing this afternoon (May 28).

All traffic is currently being held on the M25 clockwise carriageway following a crash involving two cars at the Swanley Interchange.

There is very slow stationary traffic at junction 3 with congestion building back to junction 2 at the Darenth Interchange.

Approaching the bridge there are delays of 30 minutes with queuing traffic also back to junction 3.

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With some fine weather in store and a long weekend ahead many may will using Kent's road network on Friday (May 28).

Coronavirus restrictions now mean that multiple households can now meet inside and the 'stay at home' message is no longer in place.

Follow below for live updates.

Henry Collier

'Severe delays' between J8 and J15 on the M25

There are 'severe delays' further down the M25 in Surrey.

There is ueueing traffic on M25 clockwise from J8 A217 Brighton Road (Reigate) to J15 M4.

It's thought travel time could last over an hour so one to keep an eye on.

Henry Collier

What is the current situation?

  • There are delays on both sides of the M25 this afternoon
  • On the clockwise carriageway there is very slow traffic due to earlier accident involving two cars

  • Traffic is queuing from M20 J1 (Swanley Interchange) to J2 (Darenth Interchange)

  • On the clockwise carriageway there are delays of 30 minutes with traffic queuing in the run up to the Dartford Crossing

Queuing traffic on both sides of the M25

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