The M25 between junctions 3 and 4 has now been reopened
Kent Police was called at 5.17am on Tuesday 11 June regarding a distressed man on a footbridge above the motorway near Swanley.
As a result, both carriageways of the M25 were closed.
The man left the scene and was arrested in connection with the incident following a short pursuit on the M2. No injuries have been reported and enquiries are ongoing.
Both carriageways of the M25 were reopened at around 9.30am.