Dartford Crossing: Man in critical condition after falling from bridge as M25 closed to traffic

A man remains in critical condition after falling from the Dartford Crossing bridge. 
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A man has suffered serious injuries after he fell from a bridge during rush hour on Thursday morning (September 28). According to Kent Live, police were called just before 8am following reports of concern for the safety of a man on the Dartford Crossing.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: “We were called to the QE2 Bridge on the Dartford River Crossing following reports of a concern for safety. Essex Police assisted Kent Police and HM Coastguard to recover a man in the water, who had sustained serious injuries.

“The man has been taken to hospital where he remains in a critical condition.”

Traffic on M25 was temporarily stopped while emergency services dealt with the incident.

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