Essex Police statement
THE incident was resolved at 1.45am with the man detained and taken to hospital to receive specialist care.
We continued to engage with the man after receiving a call at around 6.15pm yesterday (24 April) – helping to bring him to safety.
Thank you for your support and your patience.
Previous statement from Police – approx 7pm yesterday evening
We have closed the #DartfordBridge after we received calls concerning a man’s welfare at 6.15pm today.
We continue to talk to the man and we’d urge motorists to avoid the area.
Thank you for your support.
We will provide updates when we are in a position to do so