A woman has died in a road crash on the M25 after her car careered into a petrol tanker.
The woman, who has not been named, but is thought to be in her mid 40s, was travelling clockwise on the motorway between junctions two and three when her car slewed across the carriageway in wet conditions and collided with the tanker.
Police closed the carriageway shortly after the incident, at about 7.15pm on Monday.
It was re-opened several hours later.
Police are investigating the incident.
Witnesses are asked to telephone Kent Police's Serious Collision Unit on 01622 798538 with information.