Five vehicle collision on the M25 causes 8 miles traffic jam between Essex and Kent

There are long delays on the M25 anti-clockwise in Essex and Kent due to a 5 vehicle collision between J30 (A13) and J29 (Romford). Lanes 3 and 4 are currently closed to allow the Emergency Services to safely work at scene, Essex Police, Ambulance Services and Highways England Traffic Officers are on scene. Motorists are able to pass the scene in lanes 1 and 2. 

There is currently over 8 miles of congestion back to the M25 J3 (Swanley Interchange, M20) which is expected to add 60-90 minutes onto usual travel times. Please plan ahead if travelling in the region.