Share

Sunny spells

Wed

24°C | 13°C

Mostly sunny

Thu

24°C | 14°C

Sunny spells

Fri

23°C | 14°C

Home   Sittingbourne   News   Article

Appeal after crash at Junction 5 for Sittingbourne and Stockbury roundabout following four car crash

24 February 2014
by Hayley Robinson

Police are appealing for witnesses after a van driver had to be freed from his vehicle by emergency crews following a crash on Friday night.

Rescuers were called at 5.35pm to reports of a crash near junction 5 for Sittingbourne and Stockbury.

Three vehicles were involved - a blue and yellow Ford Transit van, a blue BMW 1 Series and a grey Vauxhall Insignia.

South East Coast Ambulance Service is at the scene

South East Coast Ambulance Service is at the scene

The van driver, a 56-year-old man from Strood, had to be freed and taken to the William Harvey Hospital at Ashford with serious back injuries.

The driver of the Vauxhall Insignia, a 30-year-old man from Margate was injured and treated at the scene by ambulance staff and went to Medway Maritime Hospital.

A 25-year-old man from Maidstone who was driving the BMW suffered a broken wrist.

The road was fully re-opened at 8.50pm.

Investigating officer, PC Kris Hayward said: "This was a serious collision and those involved were fortunate that there was no loss of life.

"It was a busy road on a Friday evening and I would appeal to anyone who saw the incident or the BMW being driven prior to the collision to contact police.'

Witnesses should contact 101 quoting reference 21-1148.

 

Click here for more news from Sittingbourne.

Click here for more news from around the county.

Comments 

Forgotten Password?

Forgotten Username?

Don't have an account? Please Register first!

The KM Group does not moderate comments.
Please click here for our house rules.

Thank you. Your comment has been received and will appear on the site shortly.

 

Terms of Comments
We do not actively moderate, monitor or edit contributions to the reader comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary, please click here for our house rules.. If you have any concerns over the contents on our site, please either register those concerns using the report abuse button, contact us here, email multimediadesk@thekmgroup.co.uk or call 01634 227989.