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A 45-year-old lorry driver, who was arrested after a five-vehicle pile-up on the M26 in Kent on Wednesday, has been released on bail.
The crash, near Kemsing in Kent, killed two French nationals and injured seven more people, who were rushed to a hospital in London in a "serious condition".
The accident caused severe traffic congestion on the London-bound carriageway, which was closed for several hours.
Two people have died and seven have been taken to hospital after a major crash on the M26 motorway in Kent.
It is not know how serious the injuries of the other casualties are.
Two people have died and seven are in hospital following a five-vehicle motorway crash in Kent.
Two children had to be released from a car involved in a crash on the M26 today.
Seven people have been taken to hospital and six of those casualties are believed to have suffered serious injuries.
South East Ambulance Service said patients have been taken to four hospitals including King's College and St George's in London.
The appeal comes after seven people have been taken to hospital after several vehicles collided on the M26 motorway this morning.
Seven people have been taken to hospital after a vehicle pile-up on the M26.
Two lorries, two cars and a box van were reportedly involved in the collision on the London-bound carriageway just after 9.30am.
Police have warned motorists that the road will remain shut into this evening's rush hour while the clean-up operation continues.
Those injured were taken to hospitals by South East Coast Ambulance Service although their conditions are still unknown.
The Highways Agency has said it is now in the process of assisting Kent Police in turning trapped traffic around on the westbound causeway from the back of the queue, following a serious crash.