Search

Dartford Crossing traffic following Swanley lorry collision

PUBLISHED: 15:45 05 December 2018 | UPDATED: 16:09 05 December 2018

The A20 is currently closed in both directions. Picture: Google

The A20 is currently closed in both directions. Picture: Google

Archant

A lorry has crashed into a footbridge on the London bound carriageway near Swanley.

A lorry has crashed into a footbridge on the London bound carriageway near Swanley.

Kent Police were called at 12.37pm today (December 5).

Officers, Kent Fire and Rescue Service and Highways officers are at the scene where no injuries have been reported.

The A20 is currently closed in both directions between the junctions with the M25 and A223 Crittals Corner.

The driver of the lorry has been arrested.

Ch insp Richard Smeed of Kent Police’s Roads Policing Unit said: “Officers are currently at the scene and working with other emergency services to get the road reopened as quickly as possible. I would ask that motorists avoid the area until we are able to fully open the road.”


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Gravesend Reporter. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Gravesend Reporter