Up to NINE miles of traffic is blocking up the M25 this evening following a crash in the Dartford Tunnel earlier today.

Commuters are being warned of severe delays all the way back to Junction 4 (Orpington) and is affecting traffic through Dartford, Darenth, Bean and parts of Bexley.

Stop-start traffic is being reported after a crash which closed parts of the Dartford Tunnel with travel time estimated at 75 minutes.

Kent Police has been contacted for more information.

Updates as we get them.