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Mercedes taxi overturns in London Road outside Sevenoaks railway station

13 May 2014
by KentOnline reporter

A taxi driver escaped serious injury after his car overturned outside Sevenoaks railway station in a dramatic crash.

The silver Mercedes car flipped onto its side in London Road after it is believed to have hit railings.

The front windscreen on the driver's side was smashed, but the man in his 30s suffered only minor injuries.

An overturned Mercedes taxi in London Road, Sevenoaks. Picture @big8729

An overturned Mercedes taxi in London Road, Sevenoaks. Picture: @big8729

Recovery workers prepare to move the taxi outside Sevenoaks station. Picture @big8729

Recovery workers prepare to move the taxi outside Sevenoaks station. Picture: @big8729

Police said officers were called at 3.15am on Sunday and no other vehicles were involved.

Paramedics and firefighters were also at the scene and the man was taken to the Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury with minor injuries.

Emergency services closed the road while a recovery crew prepared to move the vehicle.

Witnesses also reported seeing what appeared to be a fuel spillage on the road.

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