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M25 Dartford Crossing traffic updates as crash closes tunnel leading to long delays

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Original article from Kent Live

There are long delays at the Dartford Crossing this afternoon due to one of the tunnels being closed.

A crash in the left hand tunnel has forced the road to close meaning all traffic is now being diverted through the East tunnel.

The closure of the tunnel will only worsen the queues which had already been building on the M25

Read more: 75 minute delays on the M25 as Friday rush hour hits the Dartford Crossing

The queues at the crossing heading in to Essex have had a knock-on effect at the A2 too.

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There is slow moving traffic on the A2 in both directions as a result of the accident.

KentLive have contacted Kent Police about the accident.

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Henry Collier

An accident closed left-hand tunnel

An accident in the left hand tunnel left all traffic being diverted through the East tunnel.

Motorists were already facing long delays on the approach to the Dartford Crossing.

It appears the accident has now been cleared but there are long delays.

KentLive have contacted Kent Police for a comment.

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