Lorry driver fights for life after A20 crash at Capel-Le-Ferne
Emergency workers on the
A20 near Capel-Le-Ferne after the crash. Picture: Kent_999s on
An HGV driver is still fighting for his life today
after two lorries crashed on the A20.
The 55-year-old was airlifted to hospital after the serious
smash near Capel-Le-Ferne yesterday morning.
Kent Police said he remains in a critical condition in the Royal
He was driving a white DAF French-registered vehicle when there
was a crash with an orange Scania lorry at about 7.50am on the
The 60-year-old driver of the Hungarian-registered lorry was
arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and has been released on
police bail until August 5 pending further
Emergency workers at a
crash on the A20. Picture: Kent_999s on Twitter
Kent Police are now appealing for witnesses to come forward.
PC Jamie Woodhams, from the Kent Police Serious Collision
Investigation Unit, said: "This is a busy stretch of road and
I would like to hear from anyone who may have seen the vehicles
The carriageway was closed until
6pm while investigations were carried out, the
lorries removed and a diesel spill cleared.
Witnesses are asked to phone PC Woodhams on 01622 798538.
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