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M20 crash between junction 5 and 4 causes delays

By Ed McConnell

Motorists are being warned the recovery of a lorry which overturned on the M20 could take several more hours.

Major delays were reported after the HGV overturned on the London-bound carriageway near junction 4 for the A228 at Leybourne and Snodland just before 9.30am.

At 7pm, two lanes remained closed. 

The lorry has overturned just off the carriageway. Picture Kent Police RPU

The lorry has overturned just off the carriageway. Picture: Kent Police RPU

Queues have been trailing back to Junction 7. 

Recovery teams are at the scene

Recovery teams are at the scene

A Kent Police spokesman said: "We were called to a single vehicle collision involving a lorry on the M20 London-bound, near junction 4, at 9.23am on Sunday 20 August 2017.

"At present no injuries have been reported however the lorry is blocking part of a slip road."

Meanwhile, police have reported that all lanes at Junction 4 which were blocked because of another accident, have now cleared. 

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