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Crash closes A249 at Detling

The A249 at Detling following a crash earlier this morning.

Traffic heading towards Maidstone was nose-to-tail because of a crash on the outside lane of Detling Hill between Scragged Oak Lane and Pilgrims Way at around 7am.

Delays on the A249 at Detling this morning. Picture: Kent Highways (18824155)
Delays on the A249 at Detling this morning. Picture: Kent Highways (18824155)

Motorists experienced long delays.

Both lanes were reopened at 7.50am but there are still tailbacks to junction 7 of the M20.

Drivers also suffered delays when Leybourne Way at Larkfield was partially blocked following another crash near the Tesco superstore. The damaged vehicles have now been moved.

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