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Four people injured in Ashford Road accident in Kingsnorth

Four people required treatment from ambulance crews following a two-car crash in Ashford.

Emergency services, including police, fire and ambulance, responded to an accident involving an overturned car and a van in Ashford Road, Kingsnorth, at around 10.30am.

The accident happened at this junction. Picture: Barry Goodwin
The accident happened at this junction. Picture: Barry Goodwin

Ambulance crews and a Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) were dispatched to the scene of the crash, where four people were injured.

Motorists travelling along Ashford Road were advised of delays while emergency services responded to the incident.

A police spokesman said: "We were called at 10.30am on Thursday 6 February 2020 to reports of a two-vehicle collision in Magpie Hall Road, near Kingsnorth.

"Officers attended along with South East Coast Ambulance Service and Kent Fire and Rescue Service and two people are being treated by ambulance staff at the scene.

"Delays are expected on the Ashford Road south of Kingsnorth while emergency services respond to the incident."

Debris left on the roadside following this morning's accident
Debris left on the roadside following this morning's accident

Ambulance spokesman Rich Airy added: "We were called at 10.25am to a road traffic accident where a car had overturned on Ashford Road in Kingsnorth.

"The accident involved an overturned car and a van.

"We sent ambulance crews to the scene including a Hazardous Area Response Team (HART).

"Four patients have been taken to William Harvey Hospital for treatment of minor injuries."

Kent County Council (KCC) has revealed plans to improve the crossroads at Ashford Road, Magpie Hall Road and Steeds Lane following a series of crashes, including three in just over a week.

KentOnline revealed yesterday that a man in his 50s died following a crash on the road late last year.

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