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Person ‘in serious condition’ after crash on the M2

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Original article from Kent Live

A person is in a serious condition following a crash on the M2 this morning (June 24).

The accident is believed to have taken place shortly after 10am near Sittingbourne between junctions 5 and 6.

A police helicopter has been spotted landing at the scene and has since taken off.

READ MORE: Crash on M2 causes long delays near Sittingbourne – live updates

In a statement responding to the incident, South East Coast Ambulance Service said: "Ambulance crews attended following reports of an RTC at approximately 9.55am and were joined at the scene by the air ambulance service. One person has been airlifted to Kings College Hospital in a serious condition."

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The update follows a previous statement from Kent Police, which explained they had been called to the M2 coastbound between junctions 5 and 6, with one person injured.

The road is currently closed heading eastbound.

The air ambulance leaving the scene

An eyewitness at scene has shared photos with KentLive which show the helicopter leaving the scene.

Motorists can follow all the further updates on our live blog now.

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