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Horsebox crashes into Good Intent pub in Frith Road, Aldington

A horsebox crashed into a 17th century former pub, damaging the building and sparking a large emergency response.

The air ambulance landed at the scene of the accident outside the former Good Intent pub in Aldington, near Ashford.

VIDEO: Emergency services at the scene after a horsebox hit the former Good Intent

Four people were treated for injuries following the crash, which also involved a van and happened just before 12.30pm.

Two of the casualties suffered head injuries and all four were conscious at the scene and taken to the William Harvey Hospital by land ambulance.

The horsebox was transporting two horses at the time of the crash.

They were removed from the scene and are not believed to have been injured.

The horsebox hit the former pub at about 12.30pm. Picture: Georgia Woolf
The horsebox hit the former pub at about 12.30pm. Picture: Georgia Woolf
The air ambulance at the scene. Picture: Barry Goodwin
The air ambulance at the scene. Picture: Barry Goodwin

The former Good Intent, previously called the Black Rabbit, sits on the junction of Frith Road and Priory Road and was named after a smuggling boat.

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