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Ashford ring road blocked after seven cars crash outside Pilgrims Hospice furniture shop

A multi-car crash involving up to seven vehicles blocked a ring road.

Drivers faced delays in Ashford following the accident, which happened outside the Pilgrims Hospice furniture shop in Wellesley Road.

Two Ford Fiestas and a Renault Kaptur were involved
Two Ford Fiestas and a Renault Kaptur were involved

Five vehicles crashed into each other by the shop entrance and the road was closed in both directions between the Panorama and Hollywood Bowl.

A Range Rover, Citroen C1, Renault Kaptur and two Ford Fiestas - including an ST model - were all involved.

Two other cars, including a heavily damaged black Vauxhall Astra, also pulled over outside Kaspa's Desserts.

Police and ambulance crews were called to the scene, alongside the Ashford Recovery team.

A police spokeswoman said officers were called to the crash at about 7.45am.

She said: "Officers attended the scene, along with the ambulance service, where part of the road was closed in order to recover the vehicles."

The road reopened at about 10.30am.

The ambulance service has been contacted for comment.

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