Two dead and seven injured in serious crash on M26

Two people are dead and seven seriously injured after a serious crash on the M26 in Kent.

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Kent firefighters free five in pile-up aftermath

Firefighters have freed the occupants from two cars, a van and two lorries. on a motorway in Kent. A man, woman and two children were released from one car while a man and woman were released from a second car.

Seven people have been taken to hospital by South East Coast Ambulance Service and the M26 will remain closed in both directions for several hours. Traffic on the London bound carriageway is being turned round and redirected back to join the M20 at Wrotham Heath.

Kent Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision to contact them.


Long tailbacks after M26 collision

Our reporter Derek Johnston is at the scene of the Kent crash Credit: ITV Meridian
The M26 was closed after a multiple car pile up earlier today Credit: ITV Meridian
Cars and lorries are at a standstill along the M26 Credit: ITV Meridian
Vehicles remain at a standstill following a serious crash in Kent Credit: ITV Meridian
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