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Wrotham Heath: M26 junction 2a slip reopened after lorry overturns

By Natalie Tipping

A motorway slip-road has reopened after an overturned lorry caused it to shut.

The truck was on its side at the Nepicar roundabout at junction 2a of the M26, where it joins the A20 in Wrotham Heath.

Traffic officers were at the scene while the lorry is recovered.

Picture: @kentpoliceroads on Twitter
Picture: @kentpoliceroads on Twitter

A police spokesman said: "Kent Police was called to reports that a lorry had overturned at a roundabout close to junction 2a of the M26, Surrey-bound.

"The road is currently partially blocked, and the lorry is now awaiting recovery.

"At present, no serious injuries have been reported."

The lorry was carrying 18 tonnes of oranges.
The lorry was carrying 18 tonnes of oranges.

A diversion was in place via the M25 clockwise to junction six, then back on the M25 anti-clockwise to junction five to join the M26 eastbound.

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