Commuters spared more M25 misery after 12-hour road closure near Dartford Crossing
Motorists have been spared more M25 gridlock this
morning after a section of the motorway near the Dartford
Rush-hour commuters faced nightmare journeys home last night
when a crash near the tolls caused an oil spill - and a 12-hour
Queues built into the evening back as far as junction four for
Orpington on the anticlockwise carriageway.
The road, between junctions 31 and 30, re-opened at 2.30am today
after the Highways Agency cleared the spillage and resurfaced
Traffic is said to be flowing well this morning.
Two lorries had crashed near the entrance to the tunnels at
about 2.30pm yesterday.
Traffic built as emergency crews worked to free one of the
drivers from his cab.
Delays also built up on the A2 near the M25 turn-off into
the rush-hour, around Dartford and Bluewater shopping centre.