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A20 in Folkestone shut leading to delays for Dover-bound traffic and air ambulance called after crash

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A key road was shut in both directions this evening due to a crash.

The London-bound carriageway of the A20 was closed between the A256 York Street, Dover, and the M20 Junction13 at Folkestone. It reopened at about 6.45pm.

The air ambulance was called. Picture: Fleur Thorogood
The air ambulance was called. Picture: Fleur Thorogood

The port-bound side was also closed between A260 at Hawkinge and the A256 but has since been scaled down to just a single lane closure.

Kent County Council’s highways department, which put out an alert at 5.21pm today, said that emergency services, including the air ambulance, and Highways England were in attendance.

Diversion were in place via the B2011 Folkestone Road, in both directions.

KCC warned drivers to expect delays in the surrounding areas.

Police have been approached for a comment.

The air ambulance was called to the A20 near Folkestone after an accident. Picture: Charlie Thorogood (45721714)
The air ambulance was called to the A20 near Folkestone after an accident. Picture: Charlie Thorogood (45721714)

More as we get it.

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