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Kent Police reopens after road accident in Bath Road, Margate

A road in Margate has been closed after a woman in her 40s has been freed from under a van.

The woman was airlifted to a London hospital with injuries believed to be serious.

The road reopened at 2.46pm.

Police have been called to Bath Road in Margate
Police have been called to Bath Road in Margate

Kent Police spokesman Scarlet Jones said: "Kent Police received a report of a collision involving a pedestrian and a car at 12.35pm.

"Officers, South East Coast Ambulance Service and Kent Fire and Rescue Service attended the scene in Bath Road, Margate."

A Kent Fire and Rescue spokesman said: "Crews used an inflating lift bag and hydraulic rescue equipment to free the woman.

"The firefighters worked closely with paramedics to support the woman before she was placed in the care of the air ambulance paramedics. Crews made the scene safe."

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