Live M25 traffic updates as Dartford Crossing closed due to ‘police incident’

There is heavy traffic on the clockwise M25 this morning due to a police incident which has lead to the closure of the QE2 Bridge (Dartford Crossing).

There is a queuing traffic due to the police incident from junction 30 A282 (Lakeside / Purfleet) to junction 1A A206 Bob Dunn Way.

Congestion has been building since the bridge was closed at 3.00am today (March 19).

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Currently, the line of traffic stretches to North Stifford back along the A13 and halfway back to junction 29 A127 (Romford).

Pictures taken from the road show a wall of traffic unable to move.

There is currently a diversion in place via the A13, Blackwall Tunnel and A2.

MyLondon has approached Kent and Essex Police for further information.

To stay up to dates with the latest traffic updates this morning, follow our live blog below.

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