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A2 traffic after crash near Gravesend sees two lanes closed on Londonbound carriageway


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Lanes have been closed following a crash involving four vehicles on the A2 this morning which saw one person taken to hospital.

Police, firefighters and paramedics were called to the Londonbound carriageway near Gravesend shortly after 9.10am.

Police have closed two lanes on the A2 near Gravesend. Stock picture
Police have closed two lanes on the A2 near Gravesend. Stock picture

Two lanes were closed on the four-lane stretch towards the capital but have been reopened a little after 10.30am.

A fire service spokesman said two fire engines have been sent to the scene between the A2260 and B255.

Crews are assisting police and paramedics to make the scene safe and left at about 9.35am.

National Highways - formerly Highways England – says there are long delays of more than 30 minutes and queues of four miles.

Ambulance service spokesman Rich Airey said: "Ambulance crews attended the scene and two patients, both with believed to be minor injuries, were assessed and treated. One was taken to hospital for further treatment."

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