Dartford Crossing: Traffic held as police concerned for man’s welfare on bridge

1730 hrs

UPDATE: Dartford, QEII Bridge. All lanes now open on the bridge following an earlier Essex Police led incident.

Long delays remain in both directions towards Tunnel/QEII Bridge

1700 hrs

A282 Queen Elizabeth II Bridge – The carriageway remains fully blocked to all traffic due to an emergency services incident. Traffic is slow on approach with queues along the A13.

Eastbound queues back towards Wennington Interchange and westbound Q’s back towards Ship Lane.

1630 hrs

Statement from Essex Police

“We are currently on scene at the Dartford Crossing following concerns for the welfare of a man.

“We’re advising drivers to expect delays and to avoid the area if you can”.

Clockwise queues on M25 back to J29 Romford and anticlockwise at Dartford. The right-hand tunnel is closed (vehicles up to 4.8m can still use the other).

Q’s to J3 Swanley

Slow on A13 Westbound from Stifford Clays Rd.

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