A male body has been found in the Swale after a closure of the northbound carriageway of the A249 Sheppey Crossing.
Highways England (@highwaySEAST) tweeted at 04:00
#A249 #Sheppeycrossing northbound is currently closed due to police incident. Diversion is via the old Sheppey bridge. Please allow extra time for your journey this morning.
Kent Police confirmed they found a male body at 04:44 after being called our to report of an abandoned vehicle on the northbound carriageway of the A249 Sheppey Crossing.
The death is not being treated as suspicious.
The northbound carriageway was closed during rush hour with traffic being diverted via The Kingsferry Bridge.
The Sheppey Crossing re-opened at 08:00.