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Lorry driver dies after crash on M25 near Dartford

A lorry driver has died following a crash on the M25 near Dartford this afternoon.

Emergency crews were called just after 3.20pm, when a lorry collided with a barrier between Junction 2 at Darenth Interchange and J1A near the Dartford Crossing.

The M25 was closed after a crash involving a lorry. Picture: Bridget Arnold
The M25 was closed after a crash involving a lorry. Picture: Bridget Arnold

Police have since confirmed the driver, a 58-year-old man from West Yorkshire, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Traffic was delayed for up to two hours while recovery crews worked at the scene.

It is not thought any other vehicles were involved.

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