The Dartford Crossing has reopened after a crash near to the bridge.

The Queen Elizabeth II Bridge was at a standstill shortly before 7am this morning on the bridge going out of Essex and into Kent.

Traffic was at a complete standstill on the M25, after the incident which happened between J31 going towards Lakeside Shopping Centre and J1A.

Queues continued to grow as far back as J29 near to the A127.

The bridge reopened by 10am this morning.