Smoke billows over M2 as drivers grind to a halt in Medway

A video has emerged of smoke billowing over the M2 as traffic ground to a halt. Traffic was held and there were long delays for severalmiles due to a vehicle fire on the M2 Londonbound at junction 2 for the A228 Sundridge Hill at Rochester. According to reports there was congestion to junction 3 for Chatham.

Traffic was also heavy on Cuxton Road past the White Hart Pub. Lanes one and two of three remained closed for some time following a hold at around 9.40am. The closure on the M25 and the temporary traffic lights on Cuxton Road added to the delays.

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