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Two-vehicle crash closes A2 coastbound near Bean Interchange for Bluewater

PUBLISHED: 10:34 19 October 2017 | UPDATED: 12:28 19 October 2017

Scene of the crash near the Bean Interchange

Scene of the crash near the Bean Interchange

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Emergency services are on scene

Traffic travelling near Bluewater shopping centre was brought to a halt this morning after a two-vehicle crash.

The collision near the A2 Bean Interchange on the coastbound carriageway is believed to involve van and a car and has caused delays in both directions.

KCC Highways has advised motorists to: “approach with caution and use an alternative route where possible.”

A spokesperson said: “Two lanes have re-opened but lane three remains closed on the A2 Coast bound near the B255 Bean Lane interchange following an RTC.

“Delays remain stretching back to Junction 2 of the M2.”

“here are also delays Londonbound back to the Pepper Hill junction as lane three has also been closed Londonbound while Highways England assess crash barrier damage.”

Police, Kent Fire and Rescue Service and Secamb are all at the scene.

A spokesperson from Kent Police said: “We were called at 9.46am on Thursday 19 October 2017 to a report of a collision between a car and a van on the coast-bound carriageway of the A2 near Bean. No serious injuries have been reported. Lane closures are currently in place on lane three of both the coast-bound and London-bound carriageway while the vehicles are recovered.”

All delays had cleared by 12.30pm.

A spokesperson from KFRS added: “We were callled at 9.46am on Thursday, October 19.

“On arrival, all drivers had exited their vehicles, we are assisting Secamb in treating patients and will remain at the scene to help clear up.”

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