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Sevenoaks: Overturned vehicle on M26 blocks carriageway

By Natalie Tipping

Two crashes on the same stretch of motorway caused long delays this afternoon.

The west-bound carriageway of the M26 was closed between junction 2a and junction 1 for the M25 and the A21 at around 1pm after a car flipped. 

Emergency services including police, paramedics and firefighters were called.

Picture Kent Police

Picture: Kent Police

A man in his 30s was taken out of the car and treated for injuries.

He was taken to Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury with a possible neck injury. 

Traffic building at the scene of the crash. Picture Rebecca Smith.

Traffic building at the scene of the crash. Picture: Rebecca Smith.

The road reopened shortly before 3pm.

There were then reports of another crash around junction 2a, again on the west-bound carriageway, at around 3.30pm.

The road had reopened by 4.30pm and tailbacks have now cleared.

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