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Overturned lorry on junction 4 of the M20, for Leybourne, causes partial closures for eight hours on the London-bound slip road

An overturned lorry on the M20 forced a slip road to be partially closed for close to eight hours last night.

The incident happened on the London bound slip road for junction 4 (Leybourne).

Once the lorry was recovered after an hour and a half one lane was reopened.

The accident last night. Picture: @kentpoliceroads
The accident last night. Picture: @kentpoliceroads

Damage to side barriers meant all of the lanes could not be reopened until 3am.

Kent Fire and Rescue freed the driver from the lorry and police say no arrests have been made.

They were then taken to hospital.

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