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

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.

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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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