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Woman in hospital after falling from bridge on A249 near Sittingbourne

A woman was taken to a London hospital after falling from a bridge.

Emergency services were called to the A249, near Sittingbourne, at about 9.25pm last night.

Traffic was brought to a standstill on the A249
Traffic was brought to a standstill on the A249

A police spokesman said: "A woman is reported to have sustained serious injuries following a fall on the A249, between the Stockbury and Key Street roundabouts.

"Kent Police attended alongside South East Coast Ambulance Service and Air Ambulance Kent, Surrey, Sussex and the injured woman was taken to a London hospital, where she remains in a stable condition.

"There is no evidence of any third party involvement."

Traffic was brought to a standstill on the A249 as the road was closed, in both directions, for more than four hours.

The air ambulance landed at the Sittingbourne and Milton Regis Golf Club.

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