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Traffic delays on A299 Thanet Way at Whitstable after crash results in oil spill


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There have been long delays on a busy route during rush hour after a crash resulted in an oil spill.

Traffic was queuing for two miles on the A299 Thanet Way at Whitstable after a collision between a car and a van near the Clapham Hill junction at 7.46am.

Police closed the road but it was fully reopened at about 10am. Stock picture
Police closed the road but it was fully reopened at about 10am. Stock picture

Police said no serious injuries were reported.

A Kent County Council representative attended the scene in order to clear an "oil spillage", Kent Highways has tweeted.

Motorists are advised to approach with caution.

One resident posted on Facebook that there was a "huge traffic jam coming out of Thanet".

The road fully reopened at about 10am.

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Police are also in attendance and have been approached for more information.

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