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Aylesford: Incident on the M20 between J4 Leybourne and Junction 5 for Aylesford

By David Gazet

Drivers have been hit by long delays after a spate of incidents on the M20 near Aylesford this afternoon.

Emergency services were first called to the scene of a crash near J5 coastbound just after 2.30pm when a car hit the central reservation and rebounded into the carriageway.

Was held while emergency services attended the scene. It was released at 3.20pm.

Traffic is being held after a multi-vehicle accident. Picture: Highways England
Traffic is being held after a multi-vehicle accident. Picture: Highways England

Just before 2.45pm, police were also called to concerns for the welfare of a woman seen on a bridge above the motorway near J4 for Leybourne.

A lane closure was put in place and officers attended and the woman was safely located and was handed to South East Coast Ambulance Service as a precaution.

Just after 3.30pm emergency services were also called to a report of a vehicle fire between J4 and J5. A truck was found ablaze and police and fire crews were called to the scene.

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