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Traffic Chaos on A2 between Gravesend and Bluewater after accident between car and lorry

28 August 2014
by Alex Matthews

A collision left commuters frustrated this morning as traffic moved at a snails pace after an accident.

Firefighters were called to the incident going London bound on the A2 between Gravesend and Bluewater at 6am, after a car and a heavy goods vehicle collided.

A man in his 30s was trapped in the car as a result but was cut out by firefighters.

Kent Fire and Rescue Service crews were called to the fire

Kent Fire and Rescue Service crews were called to the fire

Suffering from back and shoulder pains, he was taken to hospital by paramedics.

Police also attended the scene.

A Kent Fire and Rescue spokesman said: "Two fire engines were called to a collision involving a car and a lorry.

"Firefighters used hydraulic rescue equipment to release a man, thought to be in his 30's who was trapped in his vehicle.

"The roof of the car was removed, he was then placed on a spinal long board and handed into the care of the ambulance service."

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