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Fire crews free man trapped inside car near Cobham turn-off of A2

By KentOnline reporter
A man was freed from a car after become trapped inside following a crash on the A2.
 
Fire crews were called to the coast-bound carriageway at around 7.45pm this evening, when they found a car had flipped over near the Cobham turn-off.
 
They joined ambulance crews at the scene and freed the man, whose car was on the embankment of the hard shoulder.
 
Firefighters used cutting equipment. Stock image

Firefighters used cutting equipment. Stock image

 
A crew from Strood were called out to deal with the incident and helped the man get out of the car by gaining access to him though the boot of the vehicle.
 
Firefighters then helped the driver exit the vehicle safely. 
 
The car, thought to be a Citroen with a glass roof, ended up on its side on the grass verge. 
 
A spokesman for Kent Fire and Rescue Service, said: "We are called out about 7.40pm to the A2 coastbound-carriageway at Singlewell. 
 
"No other cars were involved in the incident."
 
Paramedics then took over.
 
 

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