A21 closed as police 'chase wild boar' off road near Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury
Wild boar were reportedly
on the A21 at Pembury (file picture)
The A21 was shut in both directions this afternoon while police
reportedly chased wild boar off the road.
Officers are said to have been trying to get four animals off
the dual carriageway near Tunbridge Wells Hospital
The road was closed between Longfield Road at North Farm
roundabout and the A264 from about 12.30pm.
A witness said officers were "not having much luck" at trying to
contain the boar.
Kent Highways urged drivers to use alternative routes until the
road was re-opened shortly after 1pm.
Both sides of the A21 at the stretch near the hospital are
close to woodland including Robingate Wood, Newbars Wood and
Earlier, a broken down vehicle caused delays at the same spot at
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