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Man airlifted to hospital after two motorbikes collide in Kent

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A man has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a crash between two motorbikes in Kent.

The incident happened at the St Nicholas At Wade Roundabout at Birchington at 10.13am this morning.

The other rider was also taken to a hospital, but escaped with minor injuries.

Police closed the road in the direction of Birchington and motorists are advised to avoid the area.

It is also causing delays for drivers approaching from the A299 Thanet Way.

Pedestrian injured in crash

Police are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian was injured in a crash in Birchington in Kent.

It happened early yesterday morning on the A28 Canterbury Road, involving a grey Peugeot 208 and a pedestrian. The Peugeot was travelling towards Canterbury at the time.

The pedestrian was taken to hospital in London, but he is not believed to have suffered life threatening injuries.

Investigators are keen to speak to anyone who saw the collision at the start of the 50mph section of the dual carriageway, or anyone who saw the pedestrian between the service station and the dual carriageway.

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Man dies after car crash in Thanet

Fatal crash on the A28 Canterbury Road Credit: ITV Meridian

A 32-year-old man from London has died following a car crash in Birchington.

At around 7:15pm on Thursday 21st November, a black Fiat Punto was travelling along the A28 Canterbury Road towards Birchington.

A silver BMW, that was travelling in the opposite direction, crossed the central grassed area before colliding with the Fiat.

The driver of the BMW was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries but was pronounced dead in the early hours of this morning.

The driver of the Fiat, a 49-year-old woman from Thanet, was taken to hospital.

The road was closed for about eight hours.

Anyone with information about the collision is asked to call DC David Holmes on 01622 798538.

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Police issue description of missing pensioner

Mr Mirams is described as white, 6ft tall, of slim build. He was wearing a grey and green Berghaus jacket over a pale blue T shirt, blue jeans and walking shoes.

Police would like to hear from anyone who may have seen Mr Mirams in the last week.

Anyone who knows his whereabouts is asked to contact Kent Police on 101 quoting incident number 10-1139. Alternatively, please call the Missing People charity on 116 000.

Concern grows as elderly man still missing

76-year-old David Mirams was last seen in a field last Thursday Credit: Kent Police

Kent Police is repeating its appeal for information about the whereabouts of a missing man from Birchington.

76-year-old David Mirams was last seen at 2 pm on Thursday afternoon (10 October) in a field by Old Road in Sarre, near Birchington.

Officers have carried out extensive searches of the area where he was last seen including the use of a Police Helicopter and Police Marine Unit officers to search water courses. They have been assisted by volunteers from Kent Search and Rescue Team members.

Have you seen this missing man?

David Mirams, 76, failed to return home after a shopping trip Credit: Kent Police

A search will resume today for an elderly man who told his wife he'd walk home but hasn't been seen since. Seventy-six-year-old David Mirams was last seen at 2pm on Thursday 10th October in a field by Old Road in Sarre in Thanet.

He had told his wife he planned to walk home to Dane Road in Birchington - but he never turned up. He is described as white, 6ft tall, of slim build. He was wearing a grey and green Berghaus jacket over a pale blue T shirt, blue jeans and walking shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Kent Police on 101 quoting incident number 10-1139.

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