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Delays as Citroen Berlingo van overturns on Sheppey-bound A249 near Kemsley

By KentOnline reporter

Occupants of a van that overturned on a busy road this afternoon had a lucky escape.

The white Citroen Berlingo landed on its side on the central reservation of the Sheppey-bound A249.

Queues built on the road, near Kemsley, after the crash at about 5.40pm.

An overturned van on the A249. Picture Annabel Rusbridge-Thomas

An overturned van on the A249. Picture: Annabel Rusbridge-Thomas

Police said one lane was closed while the vehicle was being recovered.

A witness saw two people - a man and woman - being treated by paramedics.

They are believed to have suffered minor injuries, police said.

A police lane closure on the A249. Picture Annabel Rusbridge-Thomas

A police lane closure on the A249. Picture: Annabel Rusbridge-Thomas

Delays on the A249, towards Sheerness, after the crash. Picture Annabel Rusbridge-Thomas

Delays on the A249, towards Sheerness, after the crash. Picture: Annabel Rusbridge-Thomas

The crash is not thought to have involved any other vehicles.

Queues stretched back on the A249, already busy with rush-hour traffic.

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