Drivers warned of rush hour congestion on M25 in south Essex after closure

Drivers warned of rush hour congestion on M25 in south Essex after closure <i>(Image: Google Street View)</i>
Drivers warned of rush hour congestion on M25 in south Essex after closure (Image: Google Street View)

Drivers are being warned of congestion on the M25 in south Essex after a multi-vehicle crash.

The A282 southbound exit for A296 / A225 (Darent) has been closed following the multi-vehicle crash.

The closure is affecting the M25 clockwise with congestion reported on the QEII bridge, on the approach to junctions 30 and 31 of the M25 and in Thurrock.

There are delays to almost junction 29 (A127) with drivers facing severe delays of up to 30 minutes, according to AA travel news.

A spokesman for Thurrock Council tweeted: "Please be aware this closure is affecting the M25 clockwise with congestion reported on the QEII Bridge, on approach to junctions 30 and 31 of the M25 and in Thurrock.

"Please take care and drive carefully."

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