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M26 closed westbound after 'police incident'

Drivers are facing delays this morning - with a major motorway closed due to a 'police incident'.

The M26 has been closed westbound due to accident investigation work from J2A A20 London Road (Wrotham) to M25 J5.

The M26 closure, tweeted by @kentpoliceroads
The M26 closure, tweeted by @kentpoliceroads

Highways England says traffic should use the M20 and continue to M25 J3 , to then travel on either the M25 or A20.

Kent Police's Roads Policing Unit tweeted a picture from the scene, adding: "M26 London bound currently closed whilst we deal with an incident. Please bear with us."

Meanwhile, one lane of the M20 was closed this morning due to a broken down vehicle.

Traffic was slow on the motorway westbound from J5 A20 (Aylesford) to J4 A228 Castle Way (Leybourne / Snodland).

But the vehicle has now been cleared and traffic is returning to normal.

Elsewhere, the A21 Tonbridge Bypass remains closed in both directions between A26 (Tonbridge / Vauxhall Roundabout) and A225 (Hildenborough / Sevenoaks Turn Off) until the early hours of Monday for viaduct repair works.

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