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Calls for urgent safety measures after pile-up

There's mounting pressure for urgent safety measures on the Sheppey bridge in Kent, the scene of a terrifying 100-car pile-up in thick fog. Thirty casualties remain in hospital, eight in a serious condition.

The AA says a small investment in motorway-style matrix boards could have averted the disaster. Damage to vehicles will run into thousands of pounds. Compensation claims for injuries are expected to run into millions of pounds. Fred and Sangeeta linked to Derek Johnson.

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Evening report on Sheppey pile-up

Terrified motorists, caught up in the biggest pile-up ever seen in the South-East, have described hearing vehicles plough into one another - for ten minutes - in thick fog.

More than 100 vehicles were involved, with crashes in three different locations on the Sheppey Crossing - the bridge that links the Isle of Sheppey with mainland Kent. Fred and Sangeeta linked to our correspondent Derek Johnson.

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