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M20 crash: Police appeal after man seriously injured at Hythe following lorry crash

By Matt Leclere

A man remains seriously injured in hospital today following a crash involving three lorries on the M20.

Police are now appealing for witnesses after the incident near Hythe and the Channel Tunnel yesterday.

The man in his 20s was airlifted to King's College Hospital in London, where he is still critically ill, police said.

Emergency vehicles at the scene of the M20 crash. Picture: @Kent_999s

The collision took place at 12.15pm between junctions 11 and 12 of the coastbound carriageway.

It involved a red DAF recovery truck, a blue Iveco HGV and a white Mercedes Sprinter flatbed truck.

Officers are asking for witnesses to come forward as the Serious Collision Investigation Unit launched an investigation.

The M20 was closed for around seven hours

Police would like anyone who saw the collision or the vehicles before the crash to get in touch.

Anyone with information is asked to call the witness appeal line on 01622 798538 quoting reference number DB/GD/159/17 or alternatively email sciu.td@kent.pnn.police.uk.

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