A two vehicle crash has halted traffic on the Dartford Crossing.

The crash involving a van and a car happened at around 5.15 this evening and is now causing tailbacks of up to 88 minutes at junction 29.

Two lanes have been completely closed on the carriageway on the Queen Elizabeth II bridge, going towards Kent.

A full recovery is underway to remove the vehicles from the road, however, traffic is expected to be moving very slowly for many hours.

The incident has been rated as critical.