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A teenage boy has been hurt following a smash in Faversham Road, in Ashford, this morning

24 February 2014
by Samantha Williams

A teenager has been hurt after a crash with a car in Ashford this morning.

Police and ambulance were called to the junction of Faversham Road and Trinity Road, in Kennington, at 7.50am.

It was reported that a 13-year-old boy was crossing the traffic lights when he was hit by a car.

The Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance was called to the scene and assessed the boy in the road.

The air ambulance lands near the crash earlier today. Picture Neil Camp

One of the entrances to the Eastwell Manor estate. Picture: Neil Camp

The victim is believed to have suffered a broken leg. He was taken to the William Harvey Hospital by land ambulance.

Drivers experienced long delays in the Kennington area after Faversham Road was closed.

Traffic was re-directed down Sandyhurst Lane.  The road was opened again at 9.13am.

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