The clockwise M25 is currently closed between junctions 29 and 30 near Thurrock, Essex, following a serious incident.
The multi-vehicle accident happened at 12.30pm and the carriageway is expected to remain closed into this evening’s peak period while police investigations continue.
As the area approaching the incident is heavily congested, drivers travelling south on the M11 intending to use the clockwise M25 are being advised to remain on the M11 to join the A406, and the A13 to rejoin the M25 at junction 30.
M25 clockwise closed, queueing traffic, long delays due to serious accident, three lorries and two cars involved between J29 A127 (Romford) and J30 A13 (Lakeside / Tilbury).
First reported at around 12:45, several lorries and cars are involved, near the start of the exit slip road for J30.
Heading towards the QE2 Bridge. The closure is now in place but there is a large amount of trapped traffic which needs to be released.
Diversion: via the hollow triangle