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Ashford: Man trapped in car after A2070 collision

By Kristina Curtis

A man has been freed from a vehicle after a collision along the A2070 in Sevington, near the Orbital Park roundabout.

It is believed that two vehicles collided on the dual carriageway, heading towards Orbital Park roundabout, trapping one man inside his vehicle.  

Emergency services are at the scene, including the air ambulance, however it is believed that nobody has been 'seriously injured' although the man that was trapped in the vehicle has now been taken to hospital. 

Emergency services are at the scene.

Emergency services are at the scene.

A spokesman from Kent Fire and Rescue said: "We were called out at 1.53pm to a two vehicle crash.

"A man was trapped in a vehicle. We used hydraulic rescue cutting gear to free the man.

"Firefighters and paramedics cared for the man before he was taken to hospital."

The air ambulance has landed at the scene.

The air ambulance has landed at the scene.

Motorists have been warned of delays as the dual carriageway along the Bad Munstereifel Road up to the Orbital Park roundabout been completely closed - in both directions - as the vehicles are recovered and barrier damage is fixed.

The emergency services are at the scene.

The emergency services are at the scene.

A police spokeswoman said: " Police was called to a collision in Bad Munstereifel Road, Ashford, at around 2pm.

"Officers are currently at the scene to assist with vehicle recovery. No serious injuries have been reported.

"The road is currently closed between the Clover Leaf Roundabout and Orbital Park Roundabout."

Traffic on Somerset Road queuing to get to junction 10

Traffic on Somerset Road queuing to get to junction 10

As a result of the crash traffic has been building up throughout Ashford as traffic on other routes tries to reach junction 10.

More updates as we get them. 

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