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Crash on A259 in Brookland triggers emergency response

By Sean Axtell

A crash on a main road has left a man with "serious injuries."

The accident, which happened at 12.15pm today on the A259 in Brookland, near the Woolpack Inn, has caused the road to be closed in both directions.

Slow traffic has been reported between the pub and Lamb Farm Cottages, drivers are advised to approach with caution.

A259 - Google (3412035)
A259 - Google (3412035)

Police spokesman Steve Knight said: "Kent Police was called at 12.14pm following a single-vehicle collision on the A259 at Brookland, close to the Kent and Sussex border.

"Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit are in attendance and a road closure is currently in place.

"The two occupants of the vehicle, a man and woman, have been taken to hospital for treatment.

"The man’s injuries are reported to be serious."

It is the third accident within four weeks on the stretch of road.

Two women on a motorbike were rushed to hospital after being injured in an accident with a car on July 26.

On July ,1 the road was also blocked following a crash between two cars and a camper van.

No serious injuries were reported.

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