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Two taken to hospital after five-car crash on the A21 at Pembury

29 January 2014
by KentOnline reporter

A policeman is one of two people seriously injured and taken to hospital after a six-car pile-up on the A21.

The police officer is said to have been hurt as he dealt with the crash on the A21 at Pembury last night, which left the cars in woodland.

Both men are still in hospital with serious, but not life-threatening injuries.

Warning sign as Kent Police close a road

Warning sign as Kent Police close a road

The crash happened just before the Tonbridge slip road at around 8.30pm.

Police closed the road for eight hours as they dealt with the wreckage, just before the Tonbridge slip road.

Sgt Scott Lynch said: “Motorists need to slow down and keep their distance from each other, particularly when the weather makes driving hazardous.

"The wind and rain makes driving difficult at the best of times but surface water, which hasn’t had a chance to drain away, is compounding a dangerous situation.”

Anyone with information should call 01622 798 538. 


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