Home   Canterbury   News   Article

A2 reopens after crash near Canterbury

More news, no ads


A man has been seriously injured after a crash which closed the A2 for miles.

The air ambulance was called to the scene of the accident just before the A28 at Wincheap.

A man was left trapped in a vehicle following the crash at around 9.45am, which is reported to have involved a 4x4 and a van.

Traffic is building on the A2 after a serious crash.
Traffic is building on the A2 after a serious crash.

An air ambulance report says he taken by road to Ashford's William Harvey Hospital with head, chest, neck and stomach injuries.

A four-mile stretch of the road was shut on both sides of the dual carriageway, sparking long queues.

The coast-bound carriageway reopened shortly after the air ambulance took off, but one lane of the London-bound side remained closed until around 12.30pm.

Drivers were diverted through Canterbury while emergency crews dealt with the incident.

Close This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.Learn More