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Police appeal for witnesses after woman suffers serious injuries in crash in Canterbury Street, Gillingham

09 December 2013
by Lynn Cox

A woman was seriously hurt in a crash involving two vehicles in Gillingham on Friday afternoon.

Police were called at 3.50pm to Canterbury Street and closed the road at the junction with Cowper Road.

A 28-year-old woman, who was driving one of the vehicles involved, suffered head and chest injuries during the incident.

Police at the scene of an accident

Police were called to Broad Street in Canterbury

She was taken to hospital in London.

A man was assessed at the scene by paramedics and was found to only have minor injuries.
The air ambulance was also called.

A spokesman for Kent Police said: "A black Vauxhall Corsa was attempting a turn in the road in Canterbury Street at the junction with Chaucer Road in front of an oncoming black Honda Civic.

"The cars came into collision and the impact caused the Corsa to go sideways across the mouth of the junction, onto the kerb and into a wall.

"The driver and passenger in the Civic were unhurt.

"Officers closed the road from the junction with Byron Road to the junction with Cowper Road while they gathered evidence."

Any witnesses to the crash are asked to call PC Derek Mole or PC Mick Sayer in the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01622 798538.

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