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Four people taken to hospital after crash near Wingham Wildlife Park on A257 between Canterbury and Sandwich


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Four people have been taken to hospital following a multi-vehicle crash.

A woman was airlifted in a serious condition following the collision near Wingham Wildlife Park, between Canterbury and Sandwich.

The crash happened on the A257, Roman Road, Shatterling, near Wingham Wildlife Park. Picture: Google
The crash happened on the A257, Roman Road, Shatterling, near Wingham Wildlife Park. Picture: Google

Police shut the A257, Roman Road in Shatterling for almost four hours after emergency services descended on the scene of the three-vehicle crash.

An air ambulance landed at the scene and a woman was taken to London hospital in a serious condition.

Three females and one male were injured in the crash on Saturday shortly before 5.30pm.

An ambulance service spokesman said: "A number of patients were assessed and treated before being taken to hospital.

"One patient was airlifted to Kings College Hospital in a serious condition.

"Three further patients were treated before being taken to William Harvey Hospital in Ashford."

Police confirmed they were called to the three-vehicle collision at about 5.30pm.

"The road was closed while the incident was responded to and reopened before 9.30pm," a spokesman for the force said.

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