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'Was bridge design a factor in pile-up?'

Sittingbourne and Sheppey MP Gordon Henderson

05 September 2013

An MP has said questions need to be asked about if a lack of lights and a hard shoulder on the Sheppey Crossing could have contributed to the pile-up.

Teenager suffers horrific injuries in crash

05 September 2013

A teenage motorcyclist has spoken of his horrific injuries after a crash between his bike and a car in Ashford.

M20 reopens after motorbike crash

The crash between junctions 9 and 10

05 September 2013

A woman has suffered life-threatening injuries after a crash closed a section of the M20 motorway near Ashford.

Bridge reopens after eight seriously hurt in 130 vehicle pile-up

Walking wounded approach ambulances after the Sheppey Crossing pile-up. Picture: Sky News

05 September 2013

Both carriageways of the Sheppey Crossing have now reopened after one of Kent's worst ever accidents saw more than 30 people taken to hospital.

Flowers laid at spot where tragic cyclist knocked down by lorry

Bunches of flowers left at the spot where a cyclist was knocked down by a lorry in Gillingham

04 September 2013

Floral tributes have today been left at the scene of an accident in which a cyclist was hit and killed by a lorry.

Woman killed in A2 horror crash after 'car breaks down'

Queues after the A2 London-bound, near Cobham, was closed for several hours following a fatal crash. Picture: Paul Browne

04 September 2013

A woman has died after a crash on the A2 believed to have happened when her car broke down on the carriageway.

Village chippie reopens after crash damage

Back in business - Ozkan Mustafa and wife Sezan.

03 September 2013

A couple are back in business just days after a truck wreaked a midnight trail of destruction, causing thousands in damage.

Fire Service investigating car fire

Kent Fire and Rescue Service. Stock image

03 September 2013

Kent Fire and Rescue Service are investigating the cause of a car fire they attended in the early hours of this morning.

Tributes paid after man found dead

03 September 2013

Condolences are pouring in over Facebook after a man's body was found this afternoon.

Man hurt in telegraph pole crash

Police are appealing for information following the crash.

02 September 2013

A motorist has been taken to hospital after his car hit a telegraph pole near a village this morning.

Fire crews deal with tanker chemical spill

Fire crews were sent to the scene. Stock image

02 September 2013

A chemical spill is being cleared up by fire crews near the Dartford crossing.

Inside the Medway Messenger

Monday, September 2

02 September 2013

The Medway Messenger is the perfect way to start your week, with all the latest news and sport, Going Out guide, TV, quizzes and more.

Yacht towed to safety after taking on water

Medway Coastguard. Library image.

01 September 2013

Coastguard and lifeboat crews were called to a vessel after it ran aground.

Woman cut free from car following crash

Firefighters on their way. File photo.

01 September 2013

Firefighters have freed a woman from a car after it came off the A2 near Dartford.

Woman is a 'medical miracle' after horse-riding accident

Clair Huntley before the riding accident

31 August 2013

A rider left in a coma when she was thrown from her horse and crushed in the head has thanked the good samaritan who helped save her life.

Delays after Channel Tunnel power failure

Eurotunnel train

30 August 2013

Eurotunnel and Eurostar passengers in Kent have been suffering long delays this afternoon because of a power supply problem in the Channel Tunnel.

Man fights for life after being knocked down by car

Stock image

30 August 2013

A pedestrian is critically ill in hospital today after being hit by a car in a town centre.

Disco ball 'falls onto table outside Starbucks'

30 August 2013

A customer has reported a disco ball falling onto his table as he sat outside a coffee shop.

Boy home again after lucky escape in crash

Harry Gregory is recovering at home after being hit by a car in Sheerness

30 August 2013

The dad of a child who was hit by a car says he is lucky his son is alive.

'I was really scared... all I could do was wait'

Taxi driver Mark Beckford survived being trapped in a ditch

29 August 2013

A taxi driver minutes from death after becoming trapped in a water-filled ditch for 14 hours has spoken of his horrifying ordeal.

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