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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.


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