Witnesses sought for overturned coach on M25

PUBLISHED: 14:21 15 August 2018 | UPDATED: 14:21 15 August 2018

The scene on the the M25 exit slip road at J3, at Swanley on Monday. Picture: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

The scene on the the M25 exit slip road at J3, at Swanley on Monday. Picture: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire


Witnesses to an incident in which a coach overturned on the M25 are being urged to contact Kent Police.

Emergency services personnel attended the incident at Junction 3 (Swanley) on the anti-clockwise carriageway at about 4pm this Monday (August 13).

More than 40 passengers were safely removed from the coach and taken to hospital, the majority of whom had suffered only minor injuries.

None are believed to have suffered any life-changing or life-threatening injuries.

Enquiries into the cause of the collision are ongoing and officers would like to hear from anyone who can help.

Witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage of the incident are urged to leave a message for the Roads Policing Unit by calling the appeal number on 01622 604100 and quoting reference 13-0862.


Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Gravesend Reporter visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Gravesend Reporter staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Gravesend Reporter account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest News

Yesterday, 12:53

One of Britain’s most iconic wrestlers of all time steps in to the ring again to raise money for a worthy cause.

Yesterday, 07:00

The pub industry in Gravesham, worth around £26million, could take a hit if beer duty is raised as expected nin the chancellor’s budget later today (Tuesday, October 16), Britain’s Beer Alliance has warned.

Mon, 13:55

A Gravesend lorry driver has been jailed for causing the death of another motorist.

Mon, 08:51

Kent Police are appealing for help to find a 14-year-old girl reported missing from the Dartford area.

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

Friday, October 12, 2018

The new UK and Ireland tour of Let It Be will be arriving at the Orchard Theatre on Monday, October 15.

Most read

Digital Edition

Read the Gravesend Reporter e-edition today

Newsletter Sign Up

Gravesend Reporter twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Show Job Lists

Family Notices 24