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M20 reopens eastbound between Maidstone and Ashford after crash between J8 and J9

23 March 2014
by KentOnline reporter

All lanes have now reopened after a serious crash between junctions 8 and 9 of the M20

Both carriageways were closed just after 4am for the air ambulance to land, but have now  reopened.

It's believed just one car - a BMW - was involved in the accident between the Maidstone and Ashford junctions.

The scene of the crash

The scene of the crash

There were four people in the car, which ended up on its roof.

A man, believed to be the driver, and a woman were both taken to hospital by ambulance with serious injuries. The air ambulance was called but not needed.

It follows a crash just before 7pm last night on the motorway, between junctions 5 and 7.

Crews released two women who were trapped using hydraulic rescue equipment. They were taken to hospital by ambulance.

 

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