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Several pensioners are among five people people hurt after a serious two-vehicle crash on Sheppey this afternoon.
An elderly woman has been flown to hospital after the smash involving a car carrying a group of pensioners in Leysdown at just after midday.
The vehicle overturned and landed in a ditch after a collision with a car believed to be a Jaguar.
Four other people have been taken to hospital by road.
Emergency services were called to the crash near the junction of Leysdown Road and Harty Ferry Road.
A witness said it appeared to involve four elderly people in one car and a man driving a Jaguar. The car that ended up in the ditch overturned before landing upright.
Leysdown Road was closed for about three hours as crash investigators worked at the scene.
Sheppey firefighters cut two women out of a car before they were handed over to paramedics.
The air ambulance took an elderly woman to the William Harvey Hospital, in Ashford, with neck, lower leg and ankle injuries.
South East Coast Ambulance Service said three ambulances, two paramedic cars and a Hazardous Area Response Team vehicle were sent.
Leysdown Road was closed in both directions until about 3pm.
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