m20 crash

Kent Police is appealing for witnesses to a serious collision involving three vehicles on the M20 on Wednesday 12 July 2017.

The collision, which occurred at approximately 12.15pm between Junction 11 and 12 coast-bound, involved a red DAF recovery truck, a blue Iveco Straus HGV with trailer and a white Mercedes Sprinter flatbed.

A man in his 20s was airlifted to a London hospital where he remains in a serious condition.

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit (SCIU) are appealing for witnesses who saw the collision or any of the vehicles beforehand to contact them as soon as possible. Please call the dedicated witness appeal line on 01622 798538 quoting reference number DB/GD/159/17. Alternatively email sciu.td@kent.pnn.police.uk.

Kent Fire and Rescue Service is working with other emergency services at the scene of a crash involving two HGVs on the M20 between junctions 11 and 11a on the coast bound carriageway. A driver of one of the vehicles was trapped by his injuries but has been released from the cab of the lorry by crews using hydraulic cutting gear. Firefighters are working with paramedics from SECAmb’s HART team and the Air Ambulance. The motorway was closed in both directions between junction 11 and 11a but has reopened London bound, but remains closed coast bound. More to follow.

air ambulance