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A228 shut both ways after crash near Tunbridge Wells

By KentOnline reporter

Police are appealing for witnesses to a three-car crash which left a man with life-threatening injuries. 

The  Serious Collision Investigation Unit were called to the A228 Maidstone Road at Pembury after the incident at 1am this morning. 

The collision, which was also attended by fire and ambulance crews, occurred close to the junction with Old Church Road and involved a silver Audi A3, black Ford Mondeo and silver Peugeot 107.

The scene of the A228 crash at Tunbridge Wells. Picture Kent Police RPU

The scene of the A228 crash at Tunbridge Wells. Picture: Kent Police RPU

All three vehicles left the road. The Peugeot overturned and the driver, a man aged in his 60s, suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital in London, where he continues to be treated.  

Three others were also taken to hospital. 

The road was shut between the A21 Pembury Road (Tunbridge Wells/Pembury turn-off) and Badsell Road at Five Oak Green, but has now been reopened.

Kent Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit is investigating the circumstances and officers are asking anyone who saw the collision, or any of the vehicles in the moments leading up to it, to contact them.

If you can help please the witness appeal line on 01622 798538 quoting reference DB/DM/223/17 or emailsciu.td@kent.pnn.police.uk

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