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A20 near Capel-Le-Ferne closed after lorry overturns

A road has been closed after a lorry overturned, causing delays to motorists.

The vehicle fell on its side on the A20 London-bound near Capel-Le-Ferne - between Folkestone and Dover - at 8.35am.

The overturned lorry. Picture by Bruce Lambert
The overturned lorry. Picture by Bruce Lambert

Police were called to the scene and have closed both lanes while recovery takes place.

There are no reported injuries.

A police spokesman said:"Kent Police was called to a report of a single-vehicle collision on the A20 Londonbound near Capel-Le-Ferne at around 8.35am.

"Both lanes are currently closed whilst an overturned lorry is recovered from the road."

The road re-opened at 11am.

It comes as drivers are being warned to take extra care on the roads today, as a result of high winds from Storm Ciara.

The Port of Dover has also closed, with all crossings cancelled.

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