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A20 in Dover to be closed overnight between A256 and A2 following collision between a lorry and a car

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A road will be closed tonight for resurfacing after a large fuel spill this morning.

The A20 on approach to the Port of Dover was shut between the A256 and the A2 following a crash involving a lorry and car at about 7am before being reopened.

Fuel has leaked on the carriageway
Fuel has leaked on the carriageway

The section of road will be shut again from 9pm until 5am tomorrow so the road surface can be repaired and a diversion will be in place.

Emergency services including police and the fire service were called after the accident.

There was a significant diesel spillage across the carriageway.

Photos show the damage caused to the car after the collision, which happened at the traffic lights at the junction with the A256.

A police spokesman said: "Kent Police was called to the junction of Townwall Street and Woolcomber Street, Dover at 6.57am following a report of a collision involving a lorry and a car.

The car has been badly damaged in the crash
The car has been badly damaged in the crash

"No injuries were reported and Highways were called to clear fuel spill."

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