The driver of a lorry has reportedly been trapped in its vehicle after a multi-vehicle crash near the Dartford Crossing.

The incident happened on the A282 southbound between J1B and J2 just before 2pm today (November 14).

Emergency services are currently at the scene and all traffic has been stopped following the incident.

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There are seven miles of congestion on approach causing 60 min delays above normal travel time, according to National Highways.

Severe delays remain in the area as the vehicles are recovered, according to AA maps.

No injuries have been reported following the incident.

We have contacted South East Coast Ambulance Service for further information.

A spokesperson for Kent Police said: “Police were called at 1.59pm on Tuesday 14 November 2023 to a report of a collision involving a lorry and two other vehicles on the M25 near junction two.

“No injuries are believed to have been sustained, however the lorry driver is reported to be stuck in the vehicle and the emergency services are at the scene assisting.”