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Crash on M2 causes long delays near Sittingbourne – live updates

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Original article from Kent Live

All traffic is currently being held on the M2 eastbound following an accident between Sittingbourne and Faversham.

Pictures show traffic at a standstill with reports that police cars, ambulances and fire engines are on the scene.

All traffic is temporarily being held on the coast bound carriageway as the accident is cleared.

Read more: Accident on M25 brings traffic to a standstill.

One of those stuck in traffic said she saw two fire engines and two police cars go past.

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There have also been reports that a helicopter is circling overhead but these have not been confirmed.

KentLive have contacted Kent Police for a statement.

It's though traffic came to a stop shortly after 10am.

Keep up to date with all the latest on live blog below.

Key Events

  • Kent Police confirm air ambulance has landed at the scene
  • M2 Eastbound closed for accident

KEY EVENT

Kent Police confirm air ambulance has landed at the scene

A full statement said:

Kent Police has been called to the M2 coastbound between junctions 5 and 6 following reports of a collision involving one vehicle.

One person has reportedly been injured. The air ambulance, along with SECAMB is also in attendance.

The road is currently closed coastbound.

KEY EVENT

M2 Eastbound closed for accident

  • M2 Eastbound closed due to accident between J5 A249 (Sittingbourne / Stockbury Roundabout) and J6 A251 Ashford Road (Faversham).
  • The road has been closed to allow an air ambulance to attend.
  • Diversion – traffic to follow the sign with solid circle symbol.
  • Traffic is reported to have been held on both sides of the road as the air ambulance landed

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