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Original article from Kent Live

All traffic is being held on the M25 after a cow made its way on to the carriageway.

Traffic is at a standstill near J6 for Godstone while police try and catch the cow.

Queues are stretching back for miles in both directions as the cow evades police.

Read more: Major M2 and M20 roadworks throughout September

Pictures taken from traffic cameras show the cow roaming around the middle of the carriageway.

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An update on travel site Inrix has said:"All traffic being temporarily held and stationary traffic due to a cow on road on M25 in both directions near J6 A22 ( Godstone ).

Cameras show all traffic has been held since 09:05 to attend to the cow evading police on the Anticlockwise side.

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Adam McGroarty

Unhappy drivers

While many people have found the news rather amusing, the drivers stuck in the M25 traffic weren't too happy.

One person wrote on Twitter: "Standstill traffic M25 junction 6, what’s happened?"

Another added: "There are animals just chilling on the M25…just my luck."

"I’m in standstill traffic on the M25 for the first time," another wrote.

"I was just talking about this the other day, how I’ve never been in standstill traffic!"

Adam McGroarty

Traffic standstill

Traffic was brought to a standstill as a cow in the road shut the M25 in both directions.

This happened near J6 A22 in Godstone.

All traffic was held for around 20 minutes just after 9am while the cow was on the anticlockwise side of the road.

All lanes have since been reopened.

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