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Long delays on M25 by Dartford Tunnel after lorry crash near Lakeside

There are long delays on the M25 this morning after a lorry crash in the Dartford Tunnel.

All traffic was stopped at 7.40am as emergency services raced to the incident in the west tunnel coming into Kent from Essex.

Traffic queuing on the M25
Traffic queuing on the M25

A car and a lorry were involved in the collision.

The stretch from junction 1A A206 (Dartford) to junction 31 A1306 (Lakeside/Purfleet) was closed but all lanes reopened at around 8.15am.

There are still long delays on the stretch as the backlog is shifted.

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