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Air ambulance called to serious crash on Milton Road, Gravesend

A man has been arrested on suspicion of being unfit to drive after a woman and two children were injured in a crash.

The accident happened in Milton Road, Gravesend, just before 8.30pm on Wednesday.

The woman suffered injuries described as serious but not life-threatening and she has since been discharged.

Three paramedic cars and an ambulance were sent to the incident and joined by the air ambulance.

The woman, said to be in her 30s, was taken by road to King's College Hospital, London.

The children were treated at the scene and discharged with minor injuries.

A 39-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of being unfit to drive through drink or drugs and remains in police custody.

A road closure was in place betweenCanal Basinat the junction with Milton Road, and the road was reopened at 12.37am today.

A spokesman from Thameside Fire Station said: "We were there to provide safety cordons and get members of the public clear of dangerous areas.

"We also provided dignity screens for paramedics while they were working.

"We took responsibility for the safety of the overall scene while police and paramedics were doing their bit."

Inquiries are ongoing.

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