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Headcorn High Street crash

By William Janes

An air ambulance has been scrambled after a rush hour crash.

Headcorn High Street was shut in both directions shortly after 8.30am this morning following the accident.

Emergency services, including the air ambulance have attended the scene.

Kent Police said High Street in Headcorn may be closed for a number of hours. Picture: Kent Police
Kent Police said High Street in Headcorn may be closed for a number of hours. Picture: Kent Police

Driver are facing tailbacks from Mill Bank southbound and from Biddenden Road as it crosses over the River Beult.

Motorists are being advised to consider using alternative routes.

Councillor Martin Round said: “Traffic is queuing all the way back to Sutton Valence, everything is at a complete standstill.

“There are more vehicles here with blue lights on than I have ever seen.

“I’m leading a campaign to improve the roads because people are getting sick to death of the number of accidents on the A274.

“Headcorn is in a state of chaos at the moment and hopefully we will get it sorted soon.”

More updates as they come.

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