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Third crash on Ashford Road in Kingsnorth in eight days

A crash involving three vehicles has left one person injured in Ashford.

It happened at the junction of Magpie Hall Road and Ashford Road in Kingsnorth at around 5.44pm.

The road was closed in both directions. Picture: Richard Moran
The road was closed in both directions. Picture: Richard Moran

Emergency services were called to the scene and closed the road while they dealt with the incident.

One person sustained injuries and was transported to William Harvey Hospital.

The road reopened at 7.53pm.

This is the third accident to happen on this stretch of road is eight days.

On Monday, three people were taken to hospital after a serious crash closed Ashford Road for several hours.

This is the third crash on Ashford Road in eight days (23619586)
This is the third crash on Ashford Road in eight days (23619586)

One person, who was described as being in a serious condition, was airlifted to King's College Hospital in London.

A 33-year-old man has since been arrested in connection with the crash earlier this week.

He has been released under investigation.

A police spokeswoman said: "We were called to the junction of Magpie Hall Road and Ashford Road, Kingsnorth, Ashford at 5.44pm on Friday, 7 December 2019 following a report of a road traffic collision involving three vehicles.

"Emergency services were called to the scene and the road was closed.

"One person was reported to have been injured and she was taken to local hospital."

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