Motorists are being warned of disruption to journeys in Kent this morning due to a road traffic collision on the M2.
Emergency services were called to the westbound carriageway between junction 3 for Rochester and 2 for Chatham/Medway shortly before 5:30am.
The carriageway was closed between the two junctions due to two cars colliding.
Three lanes have since reopened, but the inside lane remains closed for recovery.
There is significant disruption due to the earlier closure, with around 5 miles of queues reported.
National Highways says motorists should expect delays to journeys. It says tailbacks of 45 minutes can be expected and motorists should consider using alternative routes if possible.