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Police urge drivers to avoid A299 Thanet Way over ‘concern for man’

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Original article from Kent Live

Police have urged drivers to avoid the A299 Thanet Way this morning (August 24) after closing the road in both directions.

Police were called to Bullockstone Road near Herne Bay shortly after 6.30am following concern for a man.

The road remains closed and rush hour traffic is building.

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Traffic is particularly slow along Thanet Way between Whitstable and Herne Bay.

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A Kent Police spokesperson said: "Kent Police was called to Bullockstone Road near Herne Bay at 6.35am on Tuesday 24 August 2021 following concern for a man.

"Officers are in attendance and A299 Thanet Way is currently closed in both directions between the junctions with Clapham Hill at Whitstable and the junction with the A291 at Herne Bay.

"Drivers are advised to avoid the area and seek alternatives routes where possible."

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