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Live A2 traffic updates as motorway near Dover blocked by serious crash

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Original article from Kent Live

The A2 has been closed in both directions since 10.45am today after a collision at the Whitfield roundabout in Dover.

Significant delays are to be expected, and Kent Police have advised motorists to "avoid the area and seek alternative routes wherever possible".

Two lorries have reportedly been involved in the incident.

The Whitfield roundabout at the meeting of the A2 and A256 is blocked, meaning those in the area should travel with caution.

We will bring further updates as and when we have them.

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Katie Boyden

How long could the road be closed?

Highways England is predicting the road could remain closed until 2.30pm, with a return to normal traffic conditions not predicted until 3.30pm.

Harry Higginson

Highways England: Closure to remain 'for some time'

An update from Highways England indicates that delays on the A2 near Dover may be in place for a large part of today.

Harry Higginson

Tailbacks to Lydden

The closure of the A2 following the incident has caused substantial tailbacks in the area.

Having been closed in both directions since around 10.45am, serious delays are still expected on the A2 near Dover.

A traffic map from TrafficCameras.uk shows the extent of the closure.

Closures and delays stretch from the Whitfield roundabout to Lydden Hill

Harry Higginson

Kent Police attending scene

Kent Police are in attendance at the scene of the accident on the A2.

Warnings of severe delays have been issued.

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