Three lanes of the M25 have been reopened following an earlier two-lorry crash, causing travel mayhem for mid-day commuters.

The incident occurred between Junction 1A near Swanscombe and Junction 1B.

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Up to eight miles of congestion was reported with drivers being told to expect a 75-minute delay to their journey as the afternoon goes on.

A spokesman for Kent Police has said: "Kent Police was called at 3.17pm on Tuesday, June 25 to a report two lorries had collided on the clockwise A282, close to junction 1a.

"No serious injuries have been reported however the carriageway is partially blocked."

"Motorists are advised to expect delays and, where possible, consider using an alternative route."