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Man dies after crash on M2 between Sittingbourne and Faversham during early hours

A man has died after an early morning crash between a lorry and a car on the M2 near Faversham.

The collision happened on the coastbound carriageway, between junctions 5 for Sittingbourne and 6 for Faversham, at around 12.25am.

Crash investigators on the M2 this morning. Picture: UKNiP
Crash investigators on the M2 this morning. Picture: UKNiP

It involved a silver Mercedes CLS 220 and a Mercedes Actros, a lorry which has a blue cabin and white trailer.

The driver of the silver car, a man in his 40s from the Medway area, was declared dead at the scene.

James Walker, a spokesman for police said: "Kent Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit are investigating the circumstances and would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident, or who may have dashcam footage of the vehicles travelling in the moments leading up to the collision."

The carriageway was closed for about 10 hours so accident investigation work could be carried out at the scene, but the road has now fully reopened.

Anyone with information is asked to call 01622 798 538 quoting SM/SW/015/21. You can also email sciu.td@kent.pnn.police.uk.

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