Lanes have been closed and traffic is stretching back for miles at the Dartford Crossing this morning.

A broken down vehicle at the A282 northbound is causing traffic this morning at the Crossing.

The West Tunnel was closed while a broken down car was recovered just after the tunnel exit.

The Tunnel and the lanes have now been reopened. 

Traffic is stretching back to Junction 3 for Swanley.

Delays have started to ease, there is now a traffic time of about 20 minutes.