One lane closed due to broken down vehicle on M20 London bound between J5 A20 (Aylesford) and J4 A228 (Leybourne / Snodland).
The M20 coastbound is closed due to Operation Stack Phase Two between J8 A20 (Leeds Castle / Maidstone Services) & J9 A20 (Ashford North). Channel Tunnel freight services have resumed, with delays. Extreme weather conditions have led to the closure of French motorways, the A16 & the A23 in France.
Diversion - Non-commercial traffic is being diverted on to the A20 and lorries are being directed back onto the M20 to be parked.
The M20 London bound has now re-opened after a lorry jack-knifed and fell into an embankment shortly after 05:00 this morning.
Police closed the motorway between J3 and J1 while the lorry was recovered and the barrier repaired, leaving drivers facing long delays.
Traffic has now returned to normal.
The Environment Agency has been attending the M20 lorry crash and took this picture at the scene.
There have been severe tailbacks on the M20 after a lorry jack-knifed just after 5am this morning.
Police say the road may not be reopened until midday.
Kent Police say that the M20 could remain closed until midday while the lorry is recovered. They say that the full width of the road is required to remove the lorry from the ditch.
Kent Fire and Rescue Service is attending the scene following reports of a fuel leak.
Kent Police are advising drivers to avoid the M20 between junctions 3 and 1 on the London-bound carriageway after a serious accident.
Police were called at 5.10am to a report that a lorry had jack-knifed and collided with the near-side barrier before falling down an embankment.
M20 London bound closed, very slow traffic due to recovery work and earlier accident, a lorry down the embankment involved between J3 M26 and M25 / A20 (Swanley Interchange), congestion on M20 to J4 A228 (Leybourne / Snodland).
The main problem is for traffic heading from Kent to Essex as there is no direct access to anticlockwise M25 from the M26. Police say the road will be closed until at least lunchtime.
Diversion - for traffic wanting to use the anticlockwise M25- travel to J6 at Godstone and turn around.
We're now getting reports that queues on the M20 in Kent are causing delays through Maidstone.
Kent Police have tweeted: M20 between J2 and 3 remains closed after a lorry overturned just before the Swanscombe under road. No injuries reported.
We're getting reports of major delays on the M20 in Kent after a lorry went down an embankment at J3 with tailbacks to J7.