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Woman trapped after four vehicle crash on Tenterden Road, Rolvenden

ByMolly Mileham-Chappell

A woman was taken to a London hospital after becoming trapped in a major crash.

Paramedics, police and fire crews were called to the multi-vehicle crash on Tenterden Road, Rolvenden.

The road was closed for nearly four hours following the accident involving four vehicles, including a minibus which was carrying a number of children.

A passer-by took this photo shortly after the Tenterden Road crash (11065290)
A passer-by took this photo shortly after the Tenterden Road crash (11065290)

Police were alerted to the incident just after 8am this morning.

One woman who was trapped in the vehicle was taken to hospital by the air ambulance.

No other serious injuries have been reported. Up to 10 emergency response vehicles were seen travelling through Tenterden to the scene near Cranbrook.

A spokesman for the ambulance service said: "We can confirm that we were called shortly before 8.15am today to reports of an collision involving two cars and a minibus at the junction of Tenterden Road and Rolvenden Hill, Rolvenden.

Tenterden Road. Credit: Google Maps
Tenterden Road. Credit: Google Maps

"Ambulance crews including our Hazardous Area Response Team, (HART), have attended the scene and were joined at the scene by the air ambulance service.

"A woman from one of the cars has suffered serious injuries and has been treated before being airlifted to Kings College Hospital in London.

"The minibus was carrying a number of children, two of which have been taken to William Harvey Hospital for precautionary reasons and further checks."

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